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Ca’del Bosco, Simply Franciacorta | Monarch.Wine

If there is one wine you should explore more this holiday season, it is Franciacorta. The gem of the Italian north, this wine style is infamous, delicious, and sipped continuously by those in the know of great bubbly wines. Made in the metodo classico style and often called Italy’s answer

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Your Guide to Wine for Every Holiday Occasion | Holr Magazine

For wine lovers, the complement to any holiday occasion is a great wine pairing. While some great pairings hinge on food and wine complements. Sometimes a fabulous wine experience matches the feel of the evening. Whether you are wine curious or a serious enthusiast, this is your wine guide filled

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New Doc, Who Dis? | Monarch.Wine

Although established in 2011, the DOC of Villamagna is still the new-kid-on-the-block in Abruzzo. Named after a quaint medieval village in the province of Chieti, Abruzzo Villamagna’s literal translation is big farm, in Latin. The DOC includes the entire commune of Villamagna, alongside parts of the Bucchianico and Vacri communes.

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Bartending at Home with Amarula Plant-Based | Holr Magazine

Silky, rich, and now entirely plant-based, Amarula is a South African cream liqueur that brings the flavour of Marula fruit to life. Now available on LCBO shelves, Amarula Plant-Based is unlike any other cream liqueur. Crafted from gathered Marula fruits that fall from their tree-top perches during the summer months

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