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Featured Wine Region: Châteauneuf du Pape

On February 6, I was fortunate enough to attend an industry tasting of Châteauneuf du Papes from the soon-to-be-released [strong]2006[/strong] vintage. Short of being flown to the Southern Rhône itself,...
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The New York City Touristrip

The tourists taking pictures on 42nd Street. But off what, exactly? A neon MacDonald’s? The New York Public Library on 42nd Street and 5th Avenue; one of New York’s most...
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Meat is Murder (on the Planet)

The New York Times published a lengthy piece in its Week In Review section this Sunday, on a subject most people wish to ignore: the cost of meat. Having been...
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Featured Wine Region: Gigondas

Anyone who pays more than a passing attention to my wine postings will know that I can’t get enough of Gigondas. Which is just as well, because I bought a...
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Recent Rhônes: Four from the North

Usually you find me writing (and raving) about wines from the Southern Rhône, but make no mistake: those of the Northern Rhône are among the finest in the world. Unfortunately,...
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Last of the Virginia Wines

I poured the last two of my Virginia wines for Thanksgiving dinner. These were two of the more elite wines I brought back from Virginia, one from each of the...
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Hudson Valley Reading

We are very fortunate, living where we do, to have a number of quality free local magazines. All keep at least one eye on the wealthy “weekender” population that makes...
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Featured Wine Producer: Domaine de Montvac

At the T Edward Fall Portfolio tasting a couple of months back, I had the opportunity to meet with Mme Cécile Dusserre, winemaker and proprietor for Domaine de Montvac in...
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