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About LastingImpressionsWineBlog

I am a physician and wine lover who likes to write about wine and share my insight to untangle the mystique about why some bottles can age longer than others

Southern Rhone Wine: Wineblog #40

“This Châteauneuf du Pape estate has been at the top of its game for many years and any partisan of Rhone Valley wines who has not yet tried a wine from Domaine Roger Sabon should make every effort to do … Continue reading

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Burgundy Travelogue Part two: wineblog #39

“The First Duty of wine is to be Red…the second is to be a Burgundy” – Harry Waugh   “There is no other region in the world that can rival Burgundy for purity of expression of single varietal wines made … Continue reading

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Burgundy Travelogue Part one: wineblog #38

“… all the winegrower is trying to do is to put the land in the glass” – Joy Pygott   It is one thing to write about wine made in different parts of the world. It is an entirely different … Continue reading

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Argentinian wine: wineblog #37

There was virtually no knowledge or understanding of viticulture (in Argentina), but my grandfather chose Malbec because even at that time it was considered the best, most reliable variety.’ – Nicholas Catena   Wine from Argentina is easy to find … Continue reading

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Visiting Northern Sonoma County, part two: wineblog #36

Close friends contribute to our personal growth.  They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there – Judith Viorst The most fun one can have … Continue reading

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Visiting the Napa Valley, part two: wineblog # 35

The wine is the reduction sauce and the barrel is the spice rack  – David Del Dotto I recently returned from a wonderful trip to the Napa Valley with my wife and newly turned 21 year old daughter. For her … Continue reading

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Judgment of Windsor Food and Wine dinner: wineblog #34

“Not bad for some kids from the sticks”- Jim Barrett, 1976 My wife and I have had some very special food and wine dinners at great restaurants across the country. Food and wine pairing dinners have always been near to … Continue reading

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