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Burlington not Burning Man

It was with heavy heart that I decided not to attend Burning Man this year. Each of my three prior, consecutive visits to the Nevada Desert for the week-long event,...
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I Witness: the Hudson Valley Green Festival

The first Hudson Valley Green Festival came to Staatsburg, just south of Rhinebeck, last Saturday, September 4. Set in the beautiful State Park grounds of a former stately home (hello...
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Summer Wine Review Part 6: Rosé Vinho Verde

So enamored have I been with the Vinho Verde we’ve been drinking this summer that when we hit the wine section of the Healthy Living Market in Burlington, VT, at...
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Summer Wine Review Part 5: A great Vinho Verde

This time last year, I was bitching about the poor quality of a cheap Vinho Verde that seemed to be making regular appearances around our summer circuit. Not any more....
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Summer Wine Review Part 4: The Summer of Riesling

Some of us have been banging on about this for years: Riesling is the King – or, if you prefer, the Queen – of white wines. And yet it’s madly...
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Summer Wine Review Part 3: An Excellent Italian Rosé

Finding a good rosé for summer drinking is not as easy as it sounds. The Provençal favorites typically push $15 and more these days, and to be honest, and much...
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Summer Wine Review Part 2: Two takes on Loire grapes

DOMAINE DE LA PÉPIÈRE “LA PÉPIE” Cabernet Franc, VINS DE PAYS DU VAL DE LOIRE, 2009, $13.50 Marc Ollivier, he of the renowned Muscadets, steps into the rather overdone world...
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Summer Wine Review Part 1: Long Island Whites

BOUKÉ, White Table Wine, North Fork of Long Island, 2008, $17 SHINN ESTATES, Coalescence, North Fork of Long Island, 2009, $14 I came across both these relatively new companies at...
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