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Busted! There I am, drinking at the bar again!

As a travel and wine writer, my destinations can involve wine events and various interesting facts and attractions in the area as well as restaurant reviews. Often my articles are just on the travel location with nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Your new “Best Friend”..Pinot Noir

I recently read an article in one of the best known wine magazines about Pinot Noir, and the “singular” thinking some wine drinkers have about this noble grape. By “singular” I am talking about those who live in a growing … Continue reading

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Hey “Bubbles” what’s up your flute ?

Let’s face it, New Years Eve and Champagne are a married couple ! Who doesn’t associate celebrating New Year’s with the pop of a cork, the flow of the fizz (not really the correct result wanted” and a toast for … Continue reading

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You $100 Bottle of wine is “tainted”, now what ?

As the Thanksgiving and other end of year holidays come upon us, more wine bottles will be popped and served, both at home as well as dining out in restaurants. That means the odds of perhaps buying or being served … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug ! Forget the holidays, Just drink wine !

So, the weekend is coming up, and Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner. From the looks of things in town, we will just forget about Thanksgiving this year, and just concentrate on Christmas ! Isn’t that just sick ! … Continue reading

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Remember when things were simple “The Treehouse”

You have climbed your way to the very top, struggling at times to make it. What were they thinking when they made this journey, up to the heavens. The sights, colors, landscape surrounding the area have been spectacular , and … Continue reading

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Pre-Release 2011 Pinot Noir Wine Tasting at Domaine Drouhin

As I drove into the estate of Domaine Drouhin Vineyards and their bright orange vineyards I immediately noticed a ton of vehicles parked along the gravel roads. The event I was her for had just started 30 minutes prior, so … Continue reading

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