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Four wines. Nine people. Five people with whom I remembered to discuss the four wines. Put them all together and what do you get? The tasting that took place at my apartment on Saturday (well, a Saturday, anyway…sorry for the delay) much to the chagrin of neighbors everywhere. By which I mean, the neighbors in my immediate vicinity. While my last tasting had featured wines I’d received from Inter Beaujolais, this time I chose the theme myself. […]

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I read an article in the Wine Spectator recently about drinking red wines (chilled) in summertime, and how we should all start doing it. Certainly I’ve got a thing for reds, but the societal trend has always been to seek out whites and roses when the heat gets…hot. And if my 23 years of life have taught me anything, it’s that you should always – ALWAYS – cave to peer pressure, no matter how slight it may […]

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It’s no secret that drinking alone is pretty great. You don’t have to worry about boring bullcrap like etiquette, or being ‘PC’; whatever you’re consuming is guaranteed to be entirely for you; and best of all, there’s no one to take away your keys at the end of the night. The thing about wine, though, is that having multiple palates team up on a bottle can actually work to your advantage, because many fermented mysteries require more […]

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