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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 throw the word sexy around an awful lot on this blog, most often as a vaguely positive descriptor applied to wines possessing a measure of some undefinable yet undeniably salivatory aesthetic. But every so often a wine comes along that I can only do justice through the verbatim meaning of the word: a wine that I quite literally want to have sex with. Unfortunately, I won’t be speaking about one of those today, but I will […]

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Despite my noble quest to provide coverage of the major wine countries around the world, it seems that, more than three months into my career as a drunken blogger, I’ve still neglected to discuss the oenological offerings of Germany. But unless you have no sense of continuity at all, by now you can probably tell that I’m about to. So, relax. Germany, of course, is very well-regarded for its beers, but German wine is nothing to scoff […]

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