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FINE WINE AND FINE PRINT

Background In my first article on wine fraud (to read that article click here) I outlined the sequence of installments for the article. That included an installment on the discovery of fraudulent wines over the last 30 or so years and a listing of the various pending lawsuits alleging wine fraud. But then a new […]

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WHAT’S ULLAGE GOT TO DO WITH IT? – THE CURIOUS CASE OF 1928 LA GAFFELIÉRE NAUDES

This case is all about provenance and storage. (To read Dennis Foley’s article on proper wine storage click here)   But, despite the long standing belief that the history of the wine (provenance) is the most important thing in evaluating an old wine, it is the thing that most new wine buyers have ignored. This is […]

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A NEW WINE FOR THE HOLIDAYS THAT HAS EVERYONE BUZZED

Just when we thought we had seen and heard of everything in the world of wine, guess what? It ain’t so! There is something new and now that the holidays are approaching some wine drinkers are really buzzed. This might be the gift idea of the year. Maybe it’s a gift for a wine snob […]

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HEARD ON THE GRAPEVINE

MEDICAL ALERT I just heard this from my UNDERGROUND Grape Vine So here is a  major announcement A single glass of wine at night could mean a peaceful, uninterrupted night’s sleep. And I kid you not… There Is A New Wine for Seniors California vintners in the Napa Valley have developed a new hybrid grape […]

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Que Syrah, Syrah…Wherefore Art Thou?

I began talking about the glut of Syrah early last year. And, it seems that glut is continuing unabated as I get regular offers of big discounts on big Syrahs. The forces of supply/demand are clearly at work, but at what appears to be a slow pace. There is a lot of Syrah available, but maybe there would be less of a glut if some of it were used to make a different style of wine.

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