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by SBayard
July 21st, 2018, 12:49 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Just moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire -- anyone else around here?
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Just moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire -- anyone else around here?

Not in NH anymore, but if you like cider, you should visit Poverty Lane Orchards/ Farnum Hill. One of my favorite producers in the USA. They're a fairly old orchard and they are actively rescuing old clones. The style is restrained, most ciders are bone dry, and they use cider varieties so there's d...
by SBayard
April 29th, 2018, 4:02 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Inexpensive Sparklers
Replies: 26
Views: 3944

Inexpensive Sparklers

I've greatly enjoyed the blanc from Patrick Piuze called Val de Mer. It's grapes from just outside Chablis made into sparkling wine at his friend's estate in Champagne. Really minerally, delicate and one year in the cellar does wonders.
by SBayard
April 29th, 2018, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone familiar with Orin Swift's 8 Years in the Desert?
Replies: 59
Views: 5870

Anyone familiar with Orin Swift's 8 Years in the Desert?

Siun o'Connell wrote:Oh god, that video is so bad ....
You haven't lived until you've read the book of poetry & prose that goes with it...
by SBayard
February 20th, 2017, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How old were you when you started collecting wine?
Replies: 135
Views: 4850

How old were you when you started collecting wine?

Started at 28 and it quickly mushroomed... of course that wasn't that long ago ;-) My first bottle I bought to cellar long-term was a 2006 Punset Barbaresco Riserva. Haven't opened it yet.

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