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Two of the more interesting, under-$20 wines I’ve tasted in recent months come from Chile, one white and one red, and both are from off the beaten track.

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Among reds, cabernet franc is a minor player in Chile, with far less of it planted than cabernet sauvignon, merlot or carmenère. But the grape, which is mainly used in Bordeaux-style blends, whether in France or elsewhere, is stunning on its own in Viña Peñalolen’s 2009 Cabernet Franc from the Casablanca Valley north of Santiago.

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I try to hold hyperbole in check, but looking back at my notes I noticed that I used the word “gorgeous” twice as I tasted this wine. It’s big yet balanced with luscious yet bright fruit that comes alive with its underlying acidity. Tastes of cassis, raspberry and blackberry are accented by cinnamon, cocoa and subtle herb notes.

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#main p{margin:0} --> In a barber shop quartet, a tenor sings the melody, a countertenor sings above and a baritone and bass sing below.

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They range from traditional ones with centuries-old formulas to freewheeling blends that mix almost anything, occasionally even white grapes among the reds.

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At the traditional end, France's red Bordeaux, arguably the standard for the world's red wines, are blends of at least two of the following five grapes: cabernet sauvignon for structure and rich berry flavors; merlot for smoothness; cabernet franc for aromas of flowers and earth; malbec for inky violet hue and petit verdot for spice.

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PITY the revolutionary who, in a leap of faith, takes a brave and principled stand, possibly at great financial risk — and yet nobody seems to notice.

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Such is the woeful tale of Randall Grahm , proprietor of Bonny Doon Vineyard. Five years ago, Mr. Grahm took the possibly imprudent step of deciding to list on every bottle all the ingredients used in producing his wine.

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His initiative could easily have had negative consequences. After all, the romantic notion of fine wine as nothing more than fermented grapes is powerful. Consumers might look askance at a list that includes, without explanation, even fairly benign items like yeast nutrients, tartaric acid, sulfur dioxide or French oak chips.

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O'Leary Fine Wines comes out on top winning a "Best Value" award at the InterVin International Wine Awards.

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O’Leary Fine Wines announced today that its 2010 Cabernet Merlot was one of only ten red wines awarded Best Value at the prestigious 2012 InterVin International Wine Awards. In this year’s competition, judges tasted more than 1,200 wines from seventeen countries. The O'Leary offering is one of two wines recently launched under the O'Leary Fine Wines brand.

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O'Leary Fine Wines offers a Cabernet Merlot and Unoaked Chardonnay, both 100% VQA Niagara Peninsula wines, and both available for under $15 (pricing can vary by region).

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Wine travel is always a voyage of discovery; as much as we like to plan our trips, we sometimes like to ditch the agenda and find out the secrets that a region has to offer. A recent trip to California's Sonoma County gave us everything we have come to expect from wine country: Beautiful vistas of rolling hills covered with grapevines, hand-crafted meals cooked with precision, and glass upon glass of exquisitely made wines. We found that the laid-back vibe and hands on touch of winemakers, farmers, and chefs has created an ideal environment for pursuing the pleasures of the vine, whether for just a few days or an extended stay. Among others, Sonoma includes the AVA's (American Viticultural Area) Sonoma Valley, Russian River Valley, Alexander Valley, and Dry Creek Valley, and there are over 180 wineries within its borders.

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If you're flying in, you will start your trip in San Francisco. Why not spend a night in this surprising city and check out the hip culinary scene before heading north to wine country? While you're dining at Gary Danko, RN74, or State Bird Provisions, make sure to order a bottle made by one of our favorite "off the radar" winemakers. NASDAQ trader-turned-winemaker Jamie Kutch traded in his desk and NYC stress for a life of late-night grape-picking, foot-stomping individual tanks of grapes, and making small-batch Pinot Noir. His wines are only available at select restaurants or by mail order to club members. Winemakers like Jamie really exemplify the spirit of Sonoma; when he speaks about his passion for winemaking, he brings home the ideals of the farm to table and grape to glass movements that are so evident throughout this wonderful region.

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Driving time from San Francisco to the town of Healdsburg is about 90 minutes, and just north of town you will find yourself at Simi Winery, founded in 1876. It's one of the oldest in the country. Isabelle Simi was only 18 when her father Giuseppe and uncle Pietro died in 1904, leaving her to take charge of the winery and business. She was the first in a succession of female winemakers; current winemaker Susan Leuker joined a tradition that also includes Mary Ann Graf and Zelma Long. Tours are given daily, and the winery's "Pizza and Wine" terrace, featuring a mouthwatering array of gourmet sourdough-crust pizzas fired in a wood burning oven is open on weekends from April to October. Many of Leuker's best bottles are available to winery club members or at the tasting room only, including her Simi Russian River Pinot Gris and Alexander Valley Block No. 4 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Franc.

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