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Wine Clubs

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Last week I had a chance to try a couple of the wines from the USA Today Wine Club. Both were very enjoyable. First up, the Père et Fils Syrah-Grenache 2007 from the Pays D’Or in southern France had a rich pomegranate aroma and spicy background notes. Supple flavors of raspberry and jammy plum are spiced up with some leather and white pepper. A nicely rounded, easy-to-quaff red. The Marlegan Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, falls into the same easy-drinking category. It’s medium-bodied, but the flavors are full, with New World toasty oak and blackberry all the way. Old World snobs may turn their noses up at this bottle, but everyone in our office tasting last week loved it.

If you’re not able to find these wines, you can either join the USA Today Wine Club, or consider signing up with a wine club that delivers to your area (if you live in Canada, for example). Since I wrote about wine clubs about a year ago, many more have launched. Here are a few options:

U.S.A.
The Wall Street Journal Wine Club
USA Today Wine Club
New York Times Wine Club
Cellars Wine Club
Vinesse

Canada
Winery to Home (http://www.winerytohome.com/)
Bring My Wine
Discover Wines

B.C. Wine Club






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