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Long Island White Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Blends excel

I recently attended a tasting of Long Island Wines in New York City, a welcome opportunity to catch up on developments in what used to be my local part of...
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Reasons to Visit Vermont

In addition to the ten reasons for heading to Burlington to run the Vermont City Marathon, there are ample justifications for simply visiting the place, some of which follow: 1)...
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Wine Round-Up: Unusual Grape Varieties

Too late on Thursday (May 7), I noticed a reminder in my Inbox to celebrate the Wine Century Club’s 4th Birthday by opening up a bottle of something unusual. The...
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Catskills Corner: Ten of the Best Part 2

See part 1 below 4) The Roxbury Motel, Public Lounge, the town of Roxbury. It’s long been a dream for Posie and I to spend a night or two at...
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Featured Wine: Domane Chante Cigale, “Les Vignes d’Alexandre,” Vins de Pays de Méderiterranée 2007

One reason I love the Roberts and Speight store in the East Yorkshire town of Beverley is that it has lots of wines that circle around my favorite wines. By...
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A Five-Star Meal

I’m not sure I’ve ever enjoyed such a perfectly presented meal as at the Pipe and Glass Inn, in South Dalton, East Yorkshire, a couple of weeks back, when I...
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The Budget From Hell

In case you haven’t heard, the economy is in the toilet. Across the country, Governors are trying to plug the worst deficits in a generation and from New York to...
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St. Patrick’s Day Wine/Wine In A Recession #2: Garretson “The Craic” Syrah

Mat Garretson is among the few wine-makers with whom I feel a truly personal connection. One of California’s premier Rhône Rangers, he dates his wine epiphany back to the day...
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