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Cameron Hughes Lot 460, 2013 Oakville Napa Valley Merlot

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 Posted in California, Cellar Treasures, Cheap and Red, Merlot, Napa, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Merlot may have suffered a bit sales ways from a single throw-away punchline in Sideways, but as a varietal it remains one of the Crown Jewels of Bordeaux, and it's North American outpost of Napa Valley. For a bargain-hunting gourmand ...

Deep Dish Sicilian: Cameron Hughes Lot 315. 2009 Nero d’Avola.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 Posted in Cellar Treasures, Italy, Odds, Ends & Blends, Uncategorized | No Comments »

   No mafia or Godfather jokes will appear in this post. I promise.  A cellar treasure that has been resting in my basement for quite a while, I pulled this one randomly two nights ago. Upon opening it was still tannic and ...

2011 Royal Crest Red

Monday, May 12th, 2014 Posted in Cheap and Red, Odds, Ends & Blends, Oregon, Uncategorized, Unknown! | No Comments »

I grabbed a bottle off the shelf the other night to just have something cheap and red with dinner. I honestly can not recall when this bottle showed up, but I do recall that it was a freebie. It was ...

Support #Chile Drink a bottle …

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Support #Chile Drink a bottle of Carmenère tonight.

I need a drink

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I need a drink

Xmas Shootout: Three Chileans.

Thursday, December 25th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Coming soon. Christmas dinner at Mrs. Barbarian's best friend's house. I'm bringing three Chileans. A Malbec, a Malbec/Cab blend, and a cab. I've tried the first two, but not the last. Stay tuned to see how it plays out.

A month without posts… so sue me.

Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Vinagoth spent the month of June on a series of business trips... not enough time to write, but certainly enough opportunities to imbibe and make hazy tasting notes. So your patience will be rewarded by a torrent of new ...

Hello world! Where’s the corkscrew?

Monday, May 5th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Welcome to the Vinagoth's rose-colored world. Take a seat, have a pour, and join the fun.