Category Archives: Wines under $10

Faustino VII Tempranillo Rioja

I’ve been MIA for the past two weeks and I can’t believe how much my surroundings outdoors have changed. The Dogwood are still flowering but each day have more leaves than flowers. The great oaks standing outside my living room … Continue reading

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Rios de Chile Carmenère and Carmenère Reserva

The past few weeks on Facebook my newsfeed is bursting with pictures of friends camping, visiting Mickey at Disney World, mountain trails complete with water falls and even snowy vacations Then I see my wine friends flying overseas to London, … Continue reading

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2012 Contadino Pinot Grigio Vivaci

Here we are again, riding out a major winter storm in Georgia. Hard to believe it was just two weeks ago my husband wasn’t able to make it home. This time he heeded all warnings and has been home during … Continue reading

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Banrock Station Pink Muscato 2012

I finally got my wish for snow. My husband also wanted a snow day, maybe another   Snowmegeddon as the great Atlanta snowstorm of 2010 is referred. What we both didn’t count on is it would hit while my husband was … Continue reading

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Caves du Fournalet Cotes Du Rhone Red Wine 2012

This past Sunday I had two things to look forward to; another episode of Downton Abby and creating a new lamp I fashioned out of this week’s wine. I have a new hobby, using our Dremel to drill a hole … Continue reading

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Dearly Beloved I Thee Red Blend 2011

Looking out my window I watch yellow leaves as they float to the ground covering our patchy grass on our large wooded lot. Cool breezes blow gently through the tree branches still full of green leaves that will soon turn … Continue reading

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14 Hands Hot to Trot Red Blend

Sitting at my laptop I face two large windows looking out into our wooded yard. Two large White Oaks stretch their long branches toward the railing on my front porch. The sun is just coming up and the sounds of … Continue reading

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Montaluce Winery & Estates, Dahlonega, Georgia

“There’s gold in them thar hills.” These are the famously misquoted words spoken by Dr. MF Stephenson in 1849 as he stood on the Dahlonega Court House steps attempting to persuade miners to stay in Dahlonega instead of joining the … Continue reading

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Incanto Rosé Frizzante

The slant of the sun shining through my windows hangs a little lower now, creating shadows of dancing leaves the walls. The days are growing shorter and when night descends, darkness envelopes my surrounding woods giving the outdoors a spooky … Continue reading

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Cavit Pinot Grigio 2012

This has been one crazy summer where the weather is concerned. We were in an extended rainy spring pattern until August 1. On that day Mother Nature took us into summer where higher temps forced us to finally close the … Continue reading

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