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Charles Smith Wines Drink Me Magazine
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CHARLES SMITH WINES

Charles Smith is a rock star, wild-man, harley-riding winemaker who believes wine is meant to be drunk – not overanalyzed and definitely not treated as a stuffy subject. This belief drove the creation of its own brand of wines, Charles Smith Wines, dubbed “The Modernist Project”. One of the first …

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CAMERON HUGHES LOT 555

There were a number of candidates for Cameron Hughes’ biggest release of the year. Ultimately, the deserving winner – a producer of the highest Napa Valley pedigree, was Lot 555 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29).  Fruit from this exclusive release hails from a very famous Rutherford producer and one of Napa’s blue chip …

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Taita by Montes Drink Me Magazine
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MONTES TAITA

Named after a word used in Chile to refer to a wise father or a father figure,  iconic Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes released the inaugural Montes Taita, a single-vineyard, Cabernet blend that has been six years in the making. The limited production, super icon Taita was created in collaboration with Chilean soil scientist …

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EMERITUS HALLBERG RANCH PINOT NOIR

Anyone who has ever questioned the reason for Pinot Noir’s popularity probably hasn’t tasted the Emeritus Hallberg Ranch Pinot Noir. This limited production Pinot from a perfectly situated ridge in the heart of the Russian River Valley (aptly called the Gold Ridge), is pure charm. The sleek, sophisticated bottle sets the stage …

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CHATEAU MARGAUX 2009 BALTHAZAR

If you find yourself passing through Dubai and are looking for a lux way to spend $195,000, a Balthazar of 2009 Château Margaux could be a perfect memento. The first-ever Balthazar (equivalent to 16 bottles) of Château Margaux claims to be the world’s most expensive single bottle of wine to be sold in …

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CALIFORNIA SQUARE

Wine has a fascinating way of both transcending boundaries and adhering to tradition. Case in point, California Square has launched a line of unconventional square bottles filled with classic CA wine. The brand challenges the consumer to shake up the common preconceptions of what wine should look like, in a …

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