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Plonk of the Month | summer reds

Perfect wines for sipping on the back porch

These red wines are a good on their own or as an accompaniment to a light summer meal. These red wines are a good on their own or as an accompaniment to a light summer meal. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
June 25, 2008

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Left to themselves, grapevines are unambitious things, their loftiest aim being to produce fruit just sweet enough to attract birds whose busy little digestive systems will spread their seeds far and wide. As a reproductive strategy it's brilliant, but when people finally came on the scene we asked for more than a few bites of set-your-teeth-on-edge fruit. (Full article: 553 words)

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