Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Guinness Book of Wine World Records.

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I started this “Guinness Book of Wine World Records” article over a year ago, saved it to my drafts, forgot about it and I’m just now getting around to posting it. Enjoy!   Most Wine Glasses Held in One Hand … Continue reading

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Is it OK to Store Wine in a Refrigerator?

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It’s a question I get asked a lot, so I thought a video would help explain my thoughts on storing wine in a refrigerator.

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Domaine La Barroche Chateauneuf-du-Pape Paired with Pale Ale Beef Stew.

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This isn’t exactly seasonally-inspired cuisine (since this is very much a winter-esque dish), but I’m not running a restaurant here, so get over it! :) Seriously though, a great amount of thought goes into these pairings (and indeed everything I … Continue reading

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Is the US Palate Changing?

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The traditional gap between a US and Euro-palate is becoming less obvious, according to a French-guy named Louis-Fabrice Latour (you might of heard of him), head of Burgundy negociant and grower Maison Louis Latour. “The trade in the US has … Continue reading

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Long Boat Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand.

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    Grapes 100% Sauvignon Blanc   Facts Today I realized that this is the first New Zealand wine I’ve ever reviewed. Pretty crazy that it’s taken me this long, right? So what could have possibly caused this 2 year … Continue reading

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Is it Necessary for Wineries to Give Full Disclosure on their Labels?

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Winemaking has come to be romanticized as simply grapes, barrels, and time. But, not surprisingly, there’s a little-more to it than that! There’s chemistry, microbiology, additives, smoothing out the rough edges, tweaking flavors, clarifying, deepening the color, and doing everything … Continue reading

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