Category Archives: Syrah

Bodegas Tavera (Castilla La Mancha)

This wine is one of Julie’s favorites! With its medium body and earthy spiciness, this blend of Syrah & Tempranillo is an easy sipper, great with food or alone; just a wonderful little wine.  This winery is a family winery located in … Continue reading

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Domaine Clavel in the Côtes du Rhône Villages of Saint Gervais

This small, family winery run by Denis Clavel, his wife, Franҫoise, and their daughter, Claire, is located in the little known Côtes du Rhône Villages of St. Gervais on the western edge of the Southern Rhône. The land there imparts … Continue reading

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Chantovent Co-operative (Languedoc, France)

In my opinion, co-operatives are the way to go because if the co-op is well run, they get to choose from the best grapes in the area and then they turn around and sell it for less.  Co-ops don’t usually … Continue reading

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Domaine Les Fusionels from Faugères (Languedoc, France)

This is another winery that François hooked me up with for our first shipment.  Wines from Faugères (in the northeastern end of Languedoc on the Mediterranean) are not well known, but they can still cost a pretty penny in the … Continue reading

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