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THE CURRENT STATE OF NAPA VALLEY

   A recent article in The New York Times featured a brief history of the Napa Valley and one of its major vineyard owners Andy Beckstoffer. Mr. Beckstoffer is 80 years old and has been around Napa Valley since 1967. At that time he worked for Heublein, an East Coast-based liquor conglomerate. He helped them […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS HAVE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS IN 2015 AND ANNOUNCE EXCITING EVENTS FOR 2016

Charity wine auctions achieved remarkable success in 2015 and, once again, promise exhilarating, high energy events for 2016.  Revenues have been strong for the last three years, with some auctions experiencing record-setting highs and this year is anticipated to be even stronger.  Firstly, please see detailed descriptions of our favorite charity wine auctions, followed by […]

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THE JUDGMENT OF PRINCETON

Here is yet another interesting account of how wine “experts” can be caught off guard in blind tastings. This is a blind tasting of French vs. New Jersey wines. Say what? New Jersey? Were it not for the fact that I know wine is now made in every state in the USA, I would have […]

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