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Venial zin

9 March 2009
By Tom Mansell
Venial zin

Long Point Zinfandel (Reserve) 2006 Varietal: Zinfandel (not to be confused with “white zinfandel”, a wine made in a rosé-style from Zinfandel grapes, and usually drunk by moms.) Alcohol by volume: 14.8% Residual Sugar: Dry (supposedly) Appelation: Only to be sold in NY (more on that later) Price point: $24 Notes: Looks: Dark violet...
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This cider house rules!

14 January 2009
By Tom Mansell
This cider house rules!

Bellwether Original Hard Cider Varietal: Apples! Apparently they use around 7 varieties for their original, probably including Liberty, Northern Spy, Tompkins King, Baldwin, English and French cider apples. Price Point: $9.50 Alcohol by volume: 6.5% Residual Sugar: unknown, but my guess is about 2-3%. Notes: Looks: Nice golden color.  This sparkling cider has a...
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