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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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Smoke Taint

California is no stranger to wildfires.  But recent years have been exceptional by all accounts.  Fires swept through wine land, leaving many growers worried about “smoke taint.”  And in these strained …

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Summer Wine Suggestions

To desire wine is to throw oneself into a lifelong adventure that will never be fully satisfied. And The Wine School – with its no-frills and down-to-earth manner – has been …

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I stand corrected

A couple of days back, I wrote a quickie post regarding George Taber’s original “Judgement of Paris” article published in TIME magazine, 1976.  I pointed out that it is now available …

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Wine Reviews

Sign up for our wine newsletter here. Rolf Binder Viognier “Hovah,” Barossa ValleyNew World Viognier typically falls into two categories: The Good and The Ugly. This one carves out a whole …

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Wine Reviews

Paul Lehrner “Cuvée Claus,” MittelburgenlandThis blend of Zweigelt and Blaufrankisch exhibits all the berry and spice character you’d expect as well as a lighter frame that makes it all go down …

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German Riesling Wine Reviews

Jakoby-Mathy Kinheimer Rosenberg Riesling Auslese “Eulenlay,” Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Quite a mouth-full both in name and in flavor. This is a super-friendly, surprisingly light-on-its-feet Auslese with pronounced notes of lychee and an almost …

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Wine Reviews

Sign up for our wine newsletter here. Grant Burge “Barossa Vine” Chardonnay. This is a steal. Aromas are of fresh apple and pear, with just a whiff of butter. Soft but …

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Ask the Wino

Dear Wino,I’m writing about a bottle of 1999 Chateau Lafitte Rothschild we have.  In the past, we have had wines that we drank before they peaked and other wines we drank …

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Bordeaux, or no?

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing.  If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”  – Groucho MarxIn the article Wine Scams: A Counterfeiter Confesses, wine writer Lettie …

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Wine Reviews

From October 2008. Check out our current wine reviews here. Domaine Serene 2005 Chardonnay “Cote Sud” – 15.5 / 20A clean, Burgundy-by-way-of-Oregon Chardonnay, with hints of vanilla, baked apples and pears …

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