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About fabocwinechick

Wine lover and wine blogger and foodie. Passionate about good food and wine, travel, and living life to the fullest.

Troon Wines…Something Special Out Of Southern Oregon

Many of us in the wine world know that Oregon’s famed Willamette Valley is king when it comes to varieties such as Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. However, in the southern part of the state, they are making wine as … Continue reading

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Elegant Rhone Style Wines From Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley

When we think of Sonoma’s famed Dry Creek Valley, immediately we associate it with their powerful old-vine Zinfandels, however, did you know that Dry Creek Valley is also home to some excellent Rhone style wines as well? The climate and … Continue reading

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Stepping Stone By Cornerstone Cellars 2013 Corallina Rosé…A Rosé For All Seasons

Most people, when they think of Rosé, they associate it with long, lazy summer days and picnics at the beach with warm weather. Anyone that knows me, can tell you that I don’t need to wait for summer or warm weather … Continue reading

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2014 Wine Industry Technology Symposium Tasting

A few weeks ago, the Wine Industry Technology Symposium  met at the Napa Valley Marriott and had two days filled with speakers, presentations, and events. The Symposium was founded back in 2005 by a mix of professionals of both the wine … Continue reading

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Great Summer Whites By Rios De Chile

Summertime is finally here, so it’s time to break out the barbecues and enjoy those pool parties and picnics! As the temperatures rise, so does our thirst for light, crisp summertime white wines. Friends are always asking me for recommendations on … Continue reading

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Happy New Year From Fab OC Wine Chick!

Happy 2014 everyone! I cannot believe another year is gone. 2013 was a wonderful year for me filled with wine, travel, and friends. I know that this blog has been kind of quiet for a few weeks but I assure … Continue reading

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Journeying To South Africa With The Wines Of Silkbush Mountain Vineyards

I recently had an opportunity to taste some wines from a South African wine producer, Silkbush Mountain Vineyards. I was sent a Viognier and a Pinotage. Having never tasted a Viognier from South Africa before and with my very limited … Continue reading

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