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Orange is the New Orange: 2 New Spanish Natural Orange Wines Sure to Make You Sing in the Bathtub!

Orange is the New Orange: 2 New Spanish Natural Orange Wines Sure to Make You Sing in the Bathtub!
The popularity of orange wines these days is astonishing. At once there was one in the store and it was hard to sell, now the average customer is coming in looking for it EVERY SINGLE DAY!  Good for us, isn't it? As we have a sick selection with loads of diversity within various price points.  Today we feature two new ones from Spain that are as diverse as diverse can be for orange wines which can vary and fluctuate from a bit oxidative with mild skin contact to cloudy to insanely weird and kombucha like. What have we got today?

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Orange is the New Orange: 2 New Spanish Natural Orange Wines Sure to Make You Sing in the Bathtub!

Orange is the New Orange: 2 New Spanish Natural Orange Wines Sure to Make You Sing in the Bathtub!
The popularity of orange wines these days is astonishing. At once there was one in the store and it was hard to sell, now the average customer is coming in looking for it EVERY SINGLE DAY!  Good for us, isn't it? As we have a sick selection with loads of diversity within various price points.  Today we feature two new ones from Spain that are as diverse as diverse can be for orange wines which can vary and fluctuate from a bit oxidative with mild skin contact to cloudy to insanely weird and kombucha like. What have we got today?

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Sicily's Finest: 2017 Tenuta della Terre Nere

Sicily's Finest: 2017 Tenuta della Terre Nere To be great in Sicily, one has to be aware of terroir and not succumb to cliches. One has to recognize differences above all else and be willing to take a punch. Here is the quick story of Tenuta Della Terre Nere:  On roughly 21 hectares, of which roughly half are uprooted and replanted, the rest between 40-50 years old, with 1.5 pre-phylloxera. Decades, centuries, millenniums and eons of volcanic eruptions have resulted in endless soil variations -- some much more dramatic than others. More importantly, the elevation at these vineyards is ridiculous, with drastic temperature variations.

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