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Entries from June 2008

Panarroz, Jumilla 2006

June 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

2006 Panarroz, Jumilla Spanish Red $8

 Rating: Good Enough To Share With Brother Dave
Summer afternoons are the best aren’t they?  You can be outside enjoying a bright blue “happy little fluffy cloud” day when all of a sudden, the temperature will drop, the sun will disappear and the sky will open up for 15 minutes of absolute [...]

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Tags: Great $10 Reds · Recent Quests (Wine Tastings) · Spanish Wines

Father’s Day Gift Ideas. My turn!

June 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Five Unique Gift Ideas for Father’s Day.  Because We Deserve It!
It’s June.  Yardwork, home repair, baseball, grilling out and Father’s Day; what’s not to like.  Think of all the reasons to appreciate dad…and then remember how hard he usually is to buy for!   It has been years since the kids have selected ties or [...]

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Tags: Father's Day Gifts · Mystic Monks Coffee · Other Things Happening at the Wine Oaf's Home · Wine Gadgets · Wine Gifts

Are Brats Best Burnt? Oh Well, There’s Chianti!

June 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Ruffino Il Leo Chianti Superiore 2006

Rating: Serve Proudly to Guests

Grilling is an interesting way to cook for others and entertain them at the same time.  Though fairly easy with experience, even simple dining choices can cause some preparation purgatory.  Example, some like their grill-fare rare, some like it medium and some like well done.  (except [...]

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