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Celebrating Wine, Life and Inspiring Colorful People in New York City and Beyond!

Revisiting Top Wine Vintages From Bordeaux Back To Outstanding 1982

The young French boy was wholly enthralled in his parents’ conversation during dinner, which was very unusual as, most of the time, he was trying to figure out a way to sneak out as soon as possible to get more … Continue reading

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Young Woman Leads Great Italian Wine Family Into Exciting New White Wine Project

It was the first of its kind outside of Italy as all of the prestigious Barolo and Barbaresco wine producers from the wine region of Piedmont gathered together in New York to present their top offerings. Some of the most … Continue reading

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Wine Books Released By Influential Chef Who Led Best Restaurant In The World

“Take out four fondues! The last dish in the history of El Bulli… as a restaurant! Take them out! Come on!” An enormous roar from the clapping crowd started as intense emotions swept over the group – was it heartbreak? … Continue reading

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This White Wine Producer Helped Raise International Reputation For An Entire Wine Region

The aromas of white flowers and intense minerality immediately enchanted him on his first sip. Then, the fierce, electrifying acidity sent a shiver down his spine like a lightning bolt that made him feel more alive than he had ever … Continue reading

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California Vineyard Sought Out By The ‘Royal’ Family Of U.S. Wine World

Flying through the air like an eagle, soaring high above the all-inspiring landscape. Below are beautiful waves of vineyard rows appointed with majestic oak and sycamore trees and the sound of horses adding to the sensory delight of such a … Continue reading

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Some Of The Oldest Cabernet Sauvignon Vines In The Wine World Are Being Released In A Single Vineyard Bottling

For the first time in a long time, the locals felt excited as they were on the edge of a precipice that was at once terrifying yet thrilling. The isolation that was like an iron-clad cage around their desolate town … Continue reading

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The Italian Paradise With A Special Wine Connected To The Goddess Of Fertility

The pristine, pale blue water was highlighted by a wave gently rolling towards the beach’s soft, white sand. The rhythmic sounds of the crashing waves brought an incredible sense of tranquility to those fortunate enough to spend time in this … Continue reading

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Wine Producer In Top California Wine Region Goes Against Advice And Decides To Dry Farm

“You will make worse wines!” That was the response from many well-respected people in the wine world in California when winemaker and director of winegrowing at Hamel Family Wines, John Hamel, asked well-respected colleagues if it was possible to dry farm … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Producer Inspired By South America To Change Tuscan Estate From Commercial Mindset To Grower Mentality

The young boy, Santiago, could not contain his excitement as his father drove down a dirt road 35 miles long as there was no more favorite place on Earth than their final destination. As they got closer and closer, the … Continue reading

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A Great Italian Wine’s Sibling Has Found Its Own Identity

The heat had sucked so much energy from the winemaker who was walking through the vineyards, surveying the grape bunches hanging from the vines. She was shocked how so many of the berries looked like blueberries as they were so … Continue reading

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