Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mission Impossible: Cheap Pinot Noir

Finding a cheap Pinot Noir can seem like a crusade of epic proportions. Pinot Noir originates from the ’hometown’ of King Charlemagne in Burgundy, France, and often great Pinot Noirs cost a princely sum. While I’m not opposed to paying up for a great Pinot Noir, sometimes my wallet … Continue reading

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I <3 Rose

I’ve waxed poetic about Rose several times in the past, and with the first weekend of summer just around the corner, I want to reiterate – I love Rose! Let me count the ways – I love Rose’s pink color, quaffability, affordability, and versatility. Rose is known … Continue reading

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Wine and Cheese, Please!

Recently, I was asked to help plan a wine and cheese tasting, and my first reaction was ‘oh sh*t!’ I love cheese, I love wine, but I haven’t done a lot of pairing of specific wines with specific cheeses. So … Continue reading

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A Boy From Oz

A year and a half after visiting Australia for the first time, it looks like I’m still looking for the same thing – a boy from Oz! Yes, I like my wines from Australia to possess a big, bold, almost masculine … Continue reading

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