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Russia is a land fraught with contradiction. Although its name is a mere two syllables, it is the largest country on Earth in terms of land mass. The first nation to send a man into space, Russia ranks among the bottom 50% alphabetically. And while regarded as an egalitarian paradise during its brief but memorable stint in the Soviet Union, Russia has never quite reclaimed its former glory, the kind of sweeping, imperial conquest enjoyed under great […]

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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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