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Nov 23 2009

Perfect Thanksgiving Pairings!

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Miss our Thanksgiving Pairing class and still clueless about what to imbibe on Turkey Day? Well, we can forgive the whole “skipping class” thing (but don’t let it happen again!) and have recap to boot. Now, we couldn’t just taste wine and try to imagine how great it would be with Thanksgiving fare–we at Just […]

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Nov 19 2009

Reporting our second “Make your own barrel” meeting

By Maggie Smith Our monthly make your own barrel meeting was last week. I hate calling them meetings since at your typical work meetings you don’t drink wine, dine at Province, and chat with amazing food and wine loving people. However there was some “work” to be done. We combined our Cabernet tasting with our […]

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Oct 26 2009

Cabernet with Carnivores

by Maggie Smith Tasting wine for a living is a tough job, but someone has to relay this information to you! Last week at Gibson’s Steakhouse, our barrel group’s “mission” (linked blog post from last thursday) was to bring a bottle of wine in the $50-to-$100 price range from anywhere in the world to blind […]

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Nov 20 2008

Find love over a glass and an onion

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Who knew you could meet the love of your life while wielding a knife? Yet that’s the premise of Cooking Crush, a wine tasting and cooking class hosted tonight at Just Grapes wine shop by Parties That Cook. Singles mingle while sampling wines introduced by Just Grapes sommelier Don Sritong. After a comparative tasting, guests […]

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Sep 11 2008

2005 Jorge Ordonez Victoria #2, Malaga Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2005 Jorge Ordonez Victoira #2 from Malaga, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 10 2008

2004 Joan Simo Les Eres Vinya Velles Priorat

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2004 Joan Simo Les Eres Vinya Velles Priorat, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 09 2008

2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 08 2008

2005 Allende Rioja, Spain Review by Robert Houde

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the fantastic 2005 Finca Allende Rioja from Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago, IL.

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Sep 06 2008

2007 Vina Borgia, Garnacha, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2007 Vina Borgia, Garnacha, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 05 2008

2007 Naia, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain

RecorRobert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2007 Naia, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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