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One fateful Tuesday, the Wines of Chile Grand Tasting, organized by Twitter’s @DrinkChile, took place in New York City: a magnificent event which has forever changed the way I think about Chilean wine…is what I would like to say. But let’s not kid ourselves. I’ve loved Chilean wine for a long time now, so really my opinion hasn’t changed at all. “So why even write about this thing?” you may be asking. The short answer is “to […]

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This will probably come as a shock to some of you, but due to time and motivation-related constraints, I don’t get a chance to write about every wine that I drink here on Convicted for Grape. Fear not, though! If you’re following me on Twitter (@GrapeConviction – you are following me on Twitter, aren’t you?), you’re privy to a fascinating glimpse at contemporary alcoholism, with minute-by-minute, glass-by-glass updates on my drinking habits. Even so, I’ve lately come […]

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February can certainly be a hectic month: groundhogs fill the air; schoolchildren everywhere celebrate a day off in commemoration of Cupid’s birthday; and of course, if Abraham Lincoln sees his shadow, John Wilkes Booth will shoot us all with love bullets, ushering in a prosperous Chinese New Year. But even so, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the big news about some serious international upheaval. That’s right: Argentina has surpassed Chile as South America’s […]

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