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Jonathan Newman

Former Chairman of the PLCB and wine entrepreneur is back in the saddle and ready to make great and affordable wines available to Pennsylvania restaurants and consumers alike.Newman Wine & Spirits …

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Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Cellarist Speaks

In this week’s Cellarist, Jon Bonne’ makes this excellent point:  “If we can’t say ‘clos,’ do we get to ban such Franco-American labels as Fat Bastard and French Rabbit, or the …

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Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Ethics and Wine Critics

There has been an ongoing conversation about ethics regarding wine writing.  Specifically, wine reviews.  Should a (well-known) critic and his or her colleagues take samples and/or go on junkets that have …

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Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Chateau D’Alzon 1949 Saint Emilion

The story behind this bottle is intriguing.  Discovered in a basement in Philadelphia recently, it was part of a cache of French wines that had been cellared and apparently forgotten about …

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Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Framingham 2009 Sauvignon Blanc

If 7-up grew up to become a glass of fine wine, this would be it. Fun and flashy with its lemon-lime zest and angular quince and granite notes.

Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Wine Reviews

If you dream of jumping into the world of wine, now is a perfect time. A wine certification or even a diploma is the smartest way to launch your palate into …

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Frontpage Hero for Wine School of Philadelphia

Featured on The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast has published a new article by yours truly. Check it out and leave some  (hopefully nice) comments: The Great Cabernet Ripoff.This is a great honor for me. The …

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PA Budget and the PLCB

Talking about the PLCB – and the inane shipping laws that affect us wine-loving folk – is nothing new.  Newspapers, magazines, websites, and blogs have opined and complained and ranted and …

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