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Natalie MacLean

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To fund her late-night vinous habits, Natalie Mac...Read more  

Memorable Wine

Well maybe the one above, or perhaps the Baby Duck I had behind the high school portable. Ouch!
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First Wine

My first wine was a brunello, which I described in my first book. Very sensual: got me into wine!
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Unusual Wine Experience

When I went shark diving in South Africa, then paired wine with seafood for my new book Unquenchabl...
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10 Cool Climate Chardonnays to Beat the Heat

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Flat Rock Cellars Chardonnay 2010

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Reviewed: January 4, 2014


    Hinterbrook Barrel Fermented Reserve Chardonnay 2011

    Niagara Lakeshore, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

    Reviewed: May 10, 2014


      Gray Monk Unwooded Chardonnay 2012

      Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Bc V.Q.A., Canada

      Reviewed: April 26, 2014


        Niagara College Teaching Winery Barrel Fermented Donald J.P. Ziraldo Vineyard Chardonnay 2010

        St. David's Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

        Reviewed: February 1, 2014


          Rosehall Run Rosehall Vineyard Chardonnay 2011

          Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

          Reviewed: May 10, 2014


            La Carte Lieu-Dit Mâcon-Lugny, Cave De Lugny Chardonnay 2011

            Burgundy A.C., France

            Reviewed: April 26, 2014


              Kim Crawford Unoaked Chardonnay 2013

              Marlborough, Hawke's Bay, East Coast, New Zealand

              Reviewed: August 15, 2014


                Kumeu River Maté's Vineyard Brajkovich Family, Prop. Chardonnay 2010

                Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

                Reviewed: February 15, 2014


                  Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay 2012

                  Hemel-En-Aarde Valley,, South Africa

                  Reviewed: July 5, 2014


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