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An All-Star Cast

One of the things I like best about the wine industry is being surrounded by creative, passionate people. Often this means working with the vintners, winemakers, cellar-masters, and vineyard managers, but there’s another often-overlooked group who deserve a lot more … Continue reading

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Thom Jefferson would be proud…

Timing, as they say , is everything. ¬†Thomas Jefferson may have been a couple of centuries too early when he tried his hand at planting Bordeaux varietals in the Virginia countryside, but wow has Rutger de Vink nailed it! I … Continue reading

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Beyond Blueberries…

A few months back, I mentioned a Food & Wine Festival I attended in Kennebunkport, Maine and the standout wine of the event. There were a number of great wines from around the globe being poured, but the one that … Continue reading

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Giggly over Gigondas

When you have the opportunity to taste new wines and meet the personalities behind them as I’ve been blessed to, every once in a while one wine or one person behind the wine stands above the rest. Occasionally it happens … Continue reading

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Where the real money is…

A question I’m frequently asked and one I’ve covered before (see my post from October 2010 under News and Views titled “Investing in Wine”), ¬†Is Wine a Good Investment? I’m alway tempted to ask in return – how is your … Continue reading

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