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Loredan Gasparini Prosecco, $12

This is the first in a series of posts throughout December on sparkling wines that offer great value for their price. Loredan Gasparini offers this textbook Prosecco, with delightful apple flavors, surprising depth and refreshing acidity. It picks up an intriguing spice … Continue reading

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Breakfast Wine for the Morning After …

Forget €œhair of the dog.€ The best breakfast wine can be the same one you finished with the night before. At least, that is, if you washed down dessert with Brachetto d€™Acqui or other frothy Italian reds that are ideal … Continue reading

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Coppo Brachetto d’Acqui Passione 2006

Most of the Brachetto wines I tasted for my column this week in The Washington Post were bright, fruity, delightfully fun wines, spritzy with bubbles and deliciously sweet. The Coppo Passione 2006 ($28) was more complex, more serious. Its color … Continue reading

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Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui – a Great Chocolate Wine

No, not a chocolate-flavored wine, but a great wine to pair with chocolate, especially cake and cookies and other confections. €˜Smores, perhaps? No need for stuffy gourmandise when the wine is as fun as a Brachetto d€™Acqui. If you€™ve only … Continue reading

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