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DO WINE AND TOILET PAPER HAVE ANYTHING IN COMMON?

    I can sometimes have a vivid imagination, but I did not make this up. This is something that came out of a CNBC special “The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant.” In that program there was an interview with Annette Alvarez Peters who is Costco’s principal wine buyer. She said “Is (wine) more […]

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THANKSGIVING – 2011

    A TIME FOR GIVING THANKS & ENJOYING TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS, GOOD FOOD, AND GOOD WINE Thanksgiving will soon be here. It is a very special time. It is a time to give thanks for our many blessings and time to be with family and friends. The original Thanksgiving goes back to […]

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BLENDING GAME — BLENDING MAN TO THE RESCUE

While shopping at Trader Joe’s as I often do, something caught my eye. It was a 2010 VINTJS Pinot Gris Willamette Valley, Oregon for $5.99. Why not? I love Pinot Gris and this wine, produced and bottled by Joe, Dundee Oregon, had Trader Joe’s stamped all over it. So I plucks down my bucks and […]

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The Dueling Inexpensive Red Wine Line-Ups — Which Ones Went To The Drinking Round And Which Ones Went Down The Drain?

I have always been curious. In all of my endeavors, I have referred to this trait as “turning over rocks.” You have to turn over rocks to see what is underneath. That takes some effort. Many people do not care. But for those that do, there is no assurance of what you will find. Maybe it will be a gold nugget or maybe it will be a rattle snake! Or, even more likely, it will be something in between. So it is with wine.

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