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The Winebow White Wine Weview

Twice a year, in spring and autumn, the major wine importers and distributors host industry tastings, and an invite to such events, held in the exhibition halls of major cities...
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Memories of A Fall Festival. Or Three

Fall is festival season in the Catskills By which I don’t mean loud rock bands playing under bright lights and inebriated revelers sleeping under canvas (Though music and drink are...
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Things To Do During A New York Heatwave

Go house hunting. For houses with built-in air-conditioning. And swimming pools. Hey, you can dream. Talking of which, wonder why you can’t be going to the Mediterranean this weekend When,...
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Rhône Ranges

If you know the first thing about me and wine, it’s that I’m a Rhône fan – and that very much includes the ever expanding group of Californian producers who...
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Miriam Comes to 5th Avenue’s Rescue

A couple of weeks ago, only a lack of free time prevented me writing a diatribe about the restaurants on Park Slope’s happening 5th Avenue. My negativity was spawned by...
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Featured Wine: Vin de Savoie

How many wine geeks does it take at a “bring-something-French-for-Bastille-Day” party before you get two of the same bottle? The answer, in the case of the event I attended this...
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Rampling Resigns

He was a leading light in the British acid house revolution, the resident DJ at his own legendary London party Shoom back in 1987. Now Danny Rampling is setting an...
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Featured Wine: Sanford Chardonnay, California, USA

SANFORD ESTATE BOTTLED CHARDONNAY 2002 SANTA RITA HILLS, Santa Barbara County, California, USA, $18 We first came across the Sanford Chardonnay on honeymoon in Hawaii, an appropriate place to discover...
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