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Cava, the People’s ‘Champagne’

/ Updated on October 10, 2021

Well, now I have done it; I committed a cardinal wine sin … I referred to the Spanish sparkling wine, Cava, as “Champagne”! I may be hauled off by the wine police for committing this terrible crime. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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Wine and Wet Leather

/ Updated on February 19, 2021

We’ve all seen them. Those completely ridiculous descriptions of wine: “A lovely wine with exotic blackberry notes, exhibiting a hint of tar, pencil shavings and graphite, with a slight undercurrent of cigar box and wet stone.” Oops … and who … Continue reading

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Syrah/Shiraz – Potato/Potahto?

/ Updated on July 14, 2021

What’s with those folks from Down Under? Can’t they just go with the flow and call a Syrah by its proper name? Why confuse everyone by inventing a new name for an old grape and add  confusion in the already … Continue reading

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Let your Wine Speak to You!

/ Updated on October 14, 2020

I love listening to my wine! What a great story every wine has to tell, and I just dig listening to each story unfold. Give it a try! I promise you it will dramatically enhance your enjoyment of wine. As … Continue reading

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Wine is like a Hamburger

/ Updated on October 9, 2020

Wine isn’t complicated, and its enjoyment doesn’t require membership in some elite club (even though some folks try to make it that way by employing incomprehensible jargon and, let’s face it, an approach that is … well, snooty). First and … Continue reading

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Remember the Other Independence Day: May 24, 1976

/ Updated on July 17, 2020

No disrespect to our celebration of the Fourth of July, our nation’s Independence Day, but as we enjoy our July 4th outdoor grilling rituals, let’s take a moment to also remember America’s WINE Independence Day, May 24, 1976! How fitting … Continue reading

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Move Over Monsieur Sauvignon Blanc! Señor Torrentes is in Town.

/ Updated on July 17, 2020

I am amazed how quickly Sauvignon Blanc became the white wine of choice for so many people. After a quick stop at Pinot Grigio, the world of non-chardonnay drinkers (and even part of the world of chardonnay drinkers) yearning for … Continue reading

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Chardonnay: The Chameleon of Wines

/ Updated on June 14, 2020

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by chameleons. How did they know when they were standing on something green to turn green and when standing on something brown to turn brown? It still fascinates me. I now realize … Continue reading

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The Wild, the Innocent and the Sauvignon Blanc Hustle

/ Updated on June 10, 2020

I’ve been waiting a long time to use a Springsteen reference in one of my wine articles. That opportunity jumped out at me when I thought about what to say about the varied personalities of Sauvignon Blanc as we celebrate … Continue reading

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Great Wine is Like a Flock of Geese

/ Updated on July 17, 2020

There is something about seeing a flock of geese flying in formation on a fall day that has always filled me with awe and admiration. What a beautiful sight to see. How do these wonderful creatures fly perfectly synchronized and … Continue reading

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