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World Malbec Day

We love Argentina. At least a quarter of the Lot18 staff has been there for a professional or leisure visit, and not one of us would hesitate to go back. The only problem with visiting Argentina? The price of a… [Read more...]

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Taste, rate, enjoy!

For years, all wine clubs were made alike: You pay, then later you’re sent wines you may or may not like. That’s like sticking with your hand-crank record player from the 1920s or a horse and buggy instead of a… [Read more...]

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As devoted wine drinkers, we all face the dilemma: You have that rare, special bottle that you want to uncork, but in your heart you know that a glass or two of it might go to waste. If only there… [Read more...]

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Super Tuscans

Some of the most popular wines offered on Lot18, time and again, are Super Tuscans – wines from the Italy’s Tuscany region made using non-native grapes, such as Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, you name it. We were ever so delighted… [Read more...]

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CDPs

As in most offices (we can only assume), we tasted a few wines this afternoon. The theme: Southern Rhône. Side by side, we tasted the 95-point RP 2010 Domaine Grand Veneur Châteauneuf Les Origines, the 2010 Paxton AAA McLaren Vale Shiraz Grenache and… [Read more...]

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