Aspects to Consider While Buying Chablis – 5.10.18

  There are many aspects to take into account when selecting a bottle of wine. Excuse the pun, but the word “aspect” in winespeak refers to the cardinal direction a vineyard faces; i.e. its north/south orientation. In cooler northern regions where grapes struggle to ripen, south-facing vineyards provide the fruit…

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A Taste of The New California – 5.17.2018

Matthiasson, Broc Cellars, Hirsch, Forlorn Hope   Questioning why we drink what we drink intrigues me. Tasty magical potions don’t just emerge out of the ether as pieces to complete our fickle consumption puzzle.  As our tastes and the products that quench them take form, multiple factors are at play from…

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