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Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2008/09/10

Posted by Daddy Dave in Reviews, shopping.
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For years, even as a “single man”,  I have “set the table” for my evening meal.  I simply prefer to have my dinner at a table, complete with a table cloth, napkin, candle and a glass of red wine.  It’s that “bella figura” thing, I guess. Ruth adopted this habit, and now we have our family meals in this way as a matter of course, and we think it’s a “good thing” (see UK Dining Etiquette Survey).

However, lately we have grown tired of the same old wines, so we began exploring when we saw a sale at Tesco at the beginning of “summer”.  One of the ones we came across that we liked a lot was the Montepulciano D’Abruzzo.

I thought I would write here about this wine simply because it seems to be surprisingly (a) available everywhere and (b) cheap considering the facts we discovered about it. (more…)