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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF APRIL 2022

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I apologize for missing last month’s reviews, but I have been quite busy. I recently visited Alexander Valley (several picks in this blog) and Burgundy. I haven’t traveled in two years due to Covid, so I … Continue reading

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12 UNDER $12 FOR APRIL 2022

McGuigan ‘The Plan’ Shiraz Australia Cash Price $9.99 Aromas of dark fruit Flavors of plum, blackberry, and spice Pairs with Momma’s everyday cooking Fairhall Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Cash Price $8.99 Aromas of citrus Flavors of grapefruit, lemon, and prickly … Continue reading

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THE 12 UNDER $12 FOR FEBRUARY 2022

Heartcraft Sparkling N/V California Cash Price $12.99 but with a $11.99 with your Spec’s Key Aromas of Citrus and pear Citrus, brioche and caramel Pairs with Your Valentine! Muscador Sweet Sparkling Rose France Cash Price $10.99 Aromas of red fruit … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF FEBRUARY 2022

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am back in the saddle after taking some time off in January (Disney World!). With cooler weather upon, I will be reviewing wines that will help warm the soul with maybe a speckling of white … Continue reading

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BARLOW’S NEW YEAR’S BUBBLES FOR 2021

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored and delighted to have spent another year being your wine guide. I’m looking forward to being an even better steward for you in 2022! That said, Let’s Celebrate the exit of 2021 and … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S TOP PICKS OF 2021

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s that time of the year again! I having been pouring over my tasting notes to find the best wines that I’ve had the pleasure to partake of in 2021. You’ll notice that this list is … Continue reading

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THE 12 UNDER $12 FOR NOVEMBER 2021

Fernlands Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Cash Price $9.99 Aromas of Grapefruit and citrus Zesty, crisp acids with flavors of grapefruit, lemon grass, and jalapeno jelly Pairs with white turkey breast Muscador Sweet Sparkling Rose France Cash Price $10.99 Aromas of … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF NOVEMBER 2021

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Wow, Can you believe it’s November already? This year seems to have flown by. I apologize for not posting an October picks. I was extremely busy and time just ran out on me. I do have … Continue reading

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THE 12 UNDER $12 FOR OCTOBER 2021

Girasole Charlie’s Blend Red California Cash Price $11.99 with a $1.00 Spec’s Key for a limited time Ripe boysenberry and caramel Flavors of raspberry, toasted marshmallow and vanilla BBQ pork sliders Heartcraft Sparkling White California Cash Price $11.99 with a … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF SEPTEMBER 2021

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I Hope you all braved Hurricane Nicholas and came through okay. I apologize for the tardiness of this list, but its been an insanely busy month for me. Fortunately, this storm allowed me to sit down … Continue reading

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