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Zinfandel: California’s Grape – An Upcoming Tasting at Gambardella’s!

 For most of us, when we think of Zinfandel, we think of California, and rightly so – California has more Zinfandel under vine than the rest of the world combined.  However, it may surprise you to learn that at one … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tastings: A Taste of a Historic Napa Valley Winery and and The Wine of South America

A Taste of a Historic Napa Valley Winery with host Riana Mondavi In 1861, Charles Krug established the first winery in Napa Valley. Since purchasing the winery in 1943, the Peter Mondavi Sr. Family has preserved its traditions and historic … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tasting: Piedmont and More

This week at Gambardella’s we’ll be exploring some of Piedmont’s most famous wines, as well as a selection of more esoteric Italian offerings. Piedmont is one of my favorite Italian wine regions, second only to Tuscany. While Piedmont isn’t as … Continue reading

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It’s Wine Season!

The leaves have fallen, and the chill in the air means that it’s time for wine season again in Fairbanks!  Now that my seasonal accounts have closed their doors, I finally have a chance to get back to my blog … Continue reading

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Paradigmwine on the Air

Looking for more wine talk outside of the web?  Tune into KFAR 660AM on Thursdays at 5:45, where I talk wine with Michael Dukes of KFAR and Gavora’s Fine Wine manager Dave Clark. Every week we’ll be talking about three … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week: Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse

In the winter I don’t mind Californian-Style Chardonnays, with their robust oak flavors, creamy mouth-feel and tasty notes of butterscotch and caramel.  As summer approaches, however, they can seem heavy and… excessive.  Sometimes all the oak and butter is all … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tasting: Thursday, April 29th Blockbuster Reds at Gambardella’s Pasta Bella

Like big red wines?  This tasting is for you. This week at Gambardella’s I’ll be pulling out all the stops, bringing some truly phenomenal blockbuster wines.  This will be my 12th tasting at Gambardella’s, and the last one for the … Continue reading

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