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Wine Tasting In The Desert

Think of Burning Man and wine tasting is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Nor the second. In fact, it’s probably one of the last things you’d...
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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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Tweets from NYC. Or… New York without a cell phone.

What are you doing, in 140 characters or less? Thursday, April 9, 6:50pm. I’m stuck the Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel, in a holiday period drive-from-hell where every bridge...
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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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Featured Wine: Doña Paula Malbec, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, 2007, $10

Being on the subject of drinking wine in a recession, as we were last week and probably shall be for a while to come, it’s pleasing to report that there...
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Why I (Still) Store Wine: Southern Rhônes 1998

Having finally completed my home cellar and retrieved many of my wines from storage, I’ve recently been opening up some of my Southern Rhônes from 1998, a particular warm and...
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Weekend Wines

My brother was visiting this weekend and, for the first time in a month, I wasn’t racing on a Sunday morning. Time to open some wine! Friday night they came...
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Featured Wine Region: California

Three pairs of classically pumped-up Californians, including what might possibly be America’s finest red wine. 1) TWO CHARDS ROBERT TALBOTT, KALI HART VINEYARD, CHARDONNAY, MONTEREY COUNTY, 2006 Don’t believe what...
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