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My Wine Epiphanies

| March 20, 2012

I was reading the message board at Wine Berserkers today and came across a thread that was discussing people’s wine epiphanies. I’ve always loved this subject so I began eagerly typing out my answer but as it grew in length I realized that this would be better off as a blog post, so here it […]

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2010 Lapierre Morgon: “S” vs “N”

2010 Lapierre Morgon: “S” vs “N”

| February 24, 2012

For those that do not know Lapierre makes a sulfur and non-sulfur version of their Morgan (maybe other cuvees too?).  I bought a bottle of each and was interested in trying them side by side. When I first opened them they both had reduction with The “N” (non-sulfur) version having more but the “S” version […]

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I am getting excited for the Burgundy Olympics – La Paulee

| December 2, 2011

I think it is fair to say that the most passionate group of wine geeks are Burgundy Geeks.  Given this enthusiasm, it is no surprise that the annual La Paulee celebration hosted and produced by Daniel Johnnes is one of the most anticipated wine events every year in this country.    Even months before the event, […]

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The 11 Spiritual Stages of the True Wine Geek

The 11 Spiritual Stages of the True Wine Geek

| July 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

A true wine geek goes through the following spiritual stages:  

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Extrapolating the quality of the entire 2010 Beaujolais Vintage from one bottle

Extrapolating the quality of the entire 2010 Beaujolais Vintage from one bottle

| July 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Obviously I am kidding but if I am honest with myself I’m often too quick to a judgment about a vintage or producer based on too little data.  I think its a symptom of my over-analytical mind always working overtime to try and find patterns in the chaos of the universe. The wine I am […]

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