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Charbonniere Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Click Above to Read More and Buy When I first started out in the wine industry, I barely knew what a Chateauneuf du Pape was. I think I had heard my father order one or two before (he is a big wine fan, and I learned a lot about wine from him) but other than that it was a mystery to me. Imagine my surprise when, having worked a few months in the cellar at Bern's Steak House, a table ordered a WHITE Chateauneuf du Pape! I had no clue that was a thing. Let's be...

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Click for Bubbles! Click Above to Read More and Buy Raise Your Glass, Time to Celebrate! March is here and it’s time to cheer!  We are in the 3rd month of what is the best year of our lives, 2020.  With March brings a new beginning, Spring is right around the corner, and also my birthday (3/18, yay!).  As many may know, my love of bubbles started way back when I would have afternoon sipping of Veuve Clicquot with my British wine mentor, slinging Cristal and Ace of Spades, and drinking Prosecco when things got hard.  In so, I am...

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Italian Red Wines Click Above to Read More and Buy Chianti still bears some scars of the era of tart wine in fiasco bottles on the tables of American Italian restaurants.  Since the mid 90s, Chianti has experienced vast improvements in quality, with many remarkably great bottlings. We recently promoted the Carpineto 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva.  2015 is a solid, power vintage for Chianti. We’ve had the Carpineto Riserva for quite some time and it was a go-to Chianti for me with good value at $21.99 retail. Recently, we did a larger buy and have it for $19.97 - even...

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L'Ecole No.41 Columbia Valley Semillon 2016 Click Above to Read More and Buy I was super excited to drink this wine the moment it arrived. Despite my being predominantly a white wine drinker, I had only experienced L’Ecole No. 41 red wines until stocking the semillon and the chenin blanc at Redneck Wine Co. Being the third winery in Walla Walla Valley, L’Ecole No. 41 has established themselves as top notch winemakers that focus on terroir and quality handcrafted wine. On top of that, they’re also leading the charge of Washington State sustainable farming! Upon opening this 86% Semillon  14%...

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Y3 Taureau Red Wine 2016 Click Above to Read More and Buy       This wine is one of the first bottles I really got into when I first started working here at Redneck Wine, and I'm glad I did.      I have always been partial to blends, and the fact that this one leaned into more of the dry and structured territory really impressed me. It is also really affordable [$19.99], which also allowed me to try it multiple times through multiple vintages. All that being said, the Y3 Red from Jax Vineyards is one of my favorite...

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