Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Vineyard Whisperer

Donald Hess has a great knack for picking vineyards and making wines that are able to express unique qualities of a particular region. When he was at the helm of the Hess Family Estates, he was able to bring together … Continue reading

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An Israeli Wine made from Palestinian Grapes

I could certainly be accused of placing a title that is click bait. Actually, I’m not happy with most of my titles. They typically express a question or idea that I am pondering, and not so much what would get … Continue reading

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When Lost Chances Become a Benefit: The Story of South African Wines

In the 1954 film, On the Waterfront, there is a famous scene in which Marlon Brando says, “I could’ve been a contender. I could’ve been somebody.” I first saw that movie with my step-father, when I was a child, and … Continue reading

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