Episode 176 – Old World vs New World: Chianti vs Sangiovese on National Chianti Day

Episode 176 – Old World vs New World: Chianti vs Sangiovese on National Chianti Day Episode 176 – Old World vs New World: Chianti vs Sangiovese on National Chianti Day

In today’s episode, we’re coming to you from Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, and going Old World vs New World as we taste through three Sangiovese’s, including a Chianti Classico, personally sent to Shelley and Phil from Lindsay and Brian when they were in Tuscany this Spring, in honor of National Chianti Day. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing 

Wines this episode:   

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The Naked Wines Wine Word of the Week – Veraison 

Veraison is the term used to describe the change in color of grapes.

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Wines we enjoyed this week: Small and Small Sauvignon blanc and Merryvale Pinot Noir.

Mentions: Lola Wine Lounge, Sam Lange, Allison, Chantelle, Shannon, Sobeys Liquor Store, Wine Exchange, Lindsay and Brian LaFaille and Burning Man.

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