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Germany…A Wine Land of Extremes

Ladies and Gentlemen, I love Riesling. I love German wines. My grasp, however, of the laws and vineyards of Germany suck. I am the first to admit it, and was reminded of it today during the TopSomm competition. Asked to … Continue reading

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‘I am Not Worthy!’-My Day at the TopSomm Regionals

Ladies and Gentlemen, The past week has been insane. The first radio episode for Terroir Radio went off this Saturday, with a couple of hiccups, but all good in the hood. A big shout out to Chris Travers, winemaker at … Continue reading

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Henri Krug; A (short) Tribute to a Champagne Legend

Ladies and Gentlemen, One of the greatest figures in the world of Champagne, Henri Krug, passed away last week. The man had lived a full and satisfying life. I put that in because, although family and friends are grieving, this … Continue reading

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Corona-Light Beer (or, the Betelgeuse in the Constellation)…?

Ladies and Gents, On February 14th, restauranteurs were focusing on the biggest night of the year. Valentine’s Day brings out the romantic in all of us, whether it be forced or real. Chocolates, dinner for two, maybe someone gets lucky … Continue reading

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I swear I’m Legal! The Old Vine Debate…

So, What is ‘old vine’? According to many in the industry, most notably Joel Peterson, founder of Ravenswood Winery, that age requirement should be 50 years. And he should know; Mr. Peterson is an authority on the heritage vines and … Continue reading

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