Category Archives: Wine

Chardonnay…I love you, I love you not…

Chardonnay. The chameleon grape. When mentioned, the juxtaposed images of cougars at the local middle-aged hotspot wine bar drinking the latest butter bomb with gobs of tropical fruit and oak, whilst somms and geeks ‘in the know’ are ravishing Raveneau, … Continue reading

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Diff’rent Strokes-The Sweet Wine Diatribe

‘And the world don’t move to the beat of just one drum….what might be right for you, may not be right for some…’ The opening to the classic sit-com. Gary Coleman and his bro, whisked away to that high rise … Continue reading

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My summer begins…

Ladies and Gents, Memorial Day is behind us, my 12 year old is out of 6th Grade, which bodes a fun-filled summer. With the MS Exam over (congratulations to Sabato, Thomas, Roland, and Dennis), I am ready for a few … Continue reading

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How are things…..?

Ladies and Gentlemen, An awful lot has transpired in the last couple of weeks, so I apologize profusely for the lack of entries thus…but the news, compendiums, and overall keeping up with the Joneses has required attention. I feel as … Continue reading

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Earth Day!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Another Earth Day! Well, I suppose every day is an Earth day, but this is where we, as masters of the universe, get to celebrate and recognize the large rock we habitate. Being simple, humble folk, the … Continue reading

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No Clones…only Jedis…

Folks, It has been hectic the past couple of weeks, so apologies for no entries. Between wine competitions, reading about wine, talking about wine, teaching about wine, being taught about wine, it has left little time for writing about wine. … Continue reading

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Back In The Day….

Another beautiful day in Colorado, sun is shining, birds are chirping, takes you to a kindler, gentler time… When wine was…Well, unwell. Or was it? Last week, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity to spend time with the … Continue reading

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Organic Wines? So confusing, I need another bottle..

Not too long ago, someone asked me the rather loaded question, “So, how are organic wines? Should I try one?”… My answer then, as it is now, was this; “Most organic wines, due to the lack of SO2 in the … Continue reading

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Traditional Wine Producers…Or, The Old School OG’s…

Earlier this week, I responded to a post on the Guild of Sommeliers topics page that asked the question, ‘Name a producer from Italy that has two or more generations under their belt, that has not succumbed to the whims … Continue reading

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