Tag Archives: Wine tasting

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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Enjoying wine: wineblog #26

Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures – Michael Broadbent How many times have you been invited to a party where the people are great, the food is tasty and the … Continue reading

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The Sommelier: wineblog #24

   The Sommelier A wine steward’s job is to know about their list.  It makes no sense not to take advantage of their expertise. – Karen MacNeil (author of The Wine Bible) Have you ever been to a fancy restaurant … Continue reading

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Veteran collector, Ben Magsaman, MD: wineblog #14

         Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and is one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment … Continue reading

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Tasting wine: wineblog #13

       Evaluating wine   Wine is bottled poetry – Robert Louis Stevenson I recently read a review of a 2007 Pinot Noir wine from the Russian River Valley in Northern California in which the wine was described as, “A wine … Continue reading

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