Wine & Dine

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Of Mad Englishmen: Windham Vineyard and Winery

In the northern Catskills, a few miles up from Hunter Mountain, there lives a 40-ish Englishman whose love of wine borders on obsession… And a few weeks ago, I went...
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Featured Wine Grape: Italian Arneis

CRISTINA ASCHERI ARNEIS, LANGHE, ITALY 2004 $15 So disappointed was I by the Colli Perugini I bought for my Forza Azzurri World Cup Final post that I almost immediately picked...
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Featured Wine Grape: Greek Malagousia

BOUTARI/MATSA MALAGOUSIA, KANZA, ATTICA, GREECE, 2004 $12 I picked up this white wine from a deli in Athens, Greece while, literally, running round town in June. The front label was...
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The Week In Review

BEST VARIETY OF MUSIC IN ONE SHORT PODCAST: Under The Stylus Stycast, Aug 4, with soulman Eddie Spencer, German techno-punks Atari Teenage Riot, MOR Revivalists Denim, AOR revivalists Razorlight and...
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The Rosé Pose

I would have dismissed the Sunday NY Times’ Styles piece on rosé wines (The Summer Drink To Be Seen With) as just another, well, Sunday NYTimes Styles piece, if it...
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Alive and Kicking

…Streams of subconsciousness at the end of a sizzling week… Don’t ever say you feel like you’re dying unless you mean it… Sunday morning I endured the hardest race of...
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Summer’s Here and the time is right for Sauvignon Blanc

When I’m not reluctantly refraining from wine in preparation for cross-mountain marathons, summer finds me in the mood for Sauvignon Blanc. It’s the perfect warm weather white wine – crisp,...
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France’s Aging Magician Conjures A Final Trick

How was the NY Times so prescient when it placed Zinédine Zidane on the front cover of its Sunday edition yesterday, with the above headline? Unless, of course, the editors...
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