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Enjoying Wine and Food from Alsace, with a Side of Philosophy

With a beautiful golden guinea fowl in front of me and drinking wines that were inviting yet never over-zealous, I sat there taking it all in… the charming bistro of Le Coq Rico and the enchanting sounds of conversations in … Continue reading

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What Qualities make a Great Older Wine?

Various research companies have estimated that up to 90% of wine purchased in the US is consumed within 24 hours. Of course, this could range between 70-90% depending on different factors – many people may purchase a significant amount of … Continue reading

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Alsace Challenges Our Ideas about Riesling

Many years ago, when I was first learning about Alsace (region in North East corner of France), I learned three things: there are lots of different soil types, various grape varieties and mainly produce single variety wines. And I learned, … Continue reading

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While Sweetness in Wine is Trending, Alsace Decides to Emphasize Dry Wines

A few months ago, I went to a wine trade tasting that featured Olivier Humbrecht, and I haven’t had the chance to write about that incredible experience on my blog. (Those of you who follow my blog regularly know that … Continue reading

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