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October 27 2023

Dominus – Napa Flair With Bordeaux Panache

California

The release of the 2020 vintage of Dominus prompted us to look at the history and style of this rising…

Written by Chris Kelly

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September 26 2023

Proper Napa class & a potential 100/100: Spottswoode 2020

California

Spottswoode belongs to an elite group of historic California producers including Ridge Vineyards, Dunn and Philip Togni. These estates craft…

Written by Matthew Hemming MW

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June 28 2023

Beaulieu Vineyards – Georges de Latour

California

Beaulieu  – A Resurgent Napa Icon   Founded in 1900 by Georges de Latour, Beaulieu was the benchmark for mid-twentieth…

Written by Chris Kelly

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April 4 2023

Inglenook Rubicon – An Historic Napa, Now Resurgent

California

  In March 2023, a member of the Vinum UK team was fortunate to attend a tasting of the Inglenook…

Written by Chris Kelly

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March 10 2023

The Abreu 2018s – Napa Cabernet Sauvignon Of The Very Top Tier

California

In February this year, we were invited to taste the magnificent 2018s from Abreu courtesy of the UK importer, Pol…

Written by Chris Kelly

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February 13 2023

A Spectacular Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting

California

Spottswoode’s wines are rightly revered. Among the finest reds made in the Napa Valley, these Cabernet Sauvignons have achieved cult…

Written by Chris Kelly

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