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  For my wife Laurie and me our birthday, celebrations always revolve around wine and food. We bought our property here in Montecito, CA in 1993. It was vacant land when we purchased it, and we began building the guest house several years later. Next was building the main house which incorporated the guest quarters […]

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WORLD CLASS PINOT NOIR AND CHARDONNAY AND MORE! INCLUDING COMPLETER & A VISIT TO THE THREE STAR CHEVAL BLANC RESTAURANT IN BASEL, SWITZERLAND Last year after my annual trip to Burgundy, I went back to visit Domaine Donatsch in Malans, Switzerland. My first visit was three years ago.  I tasted a wide range of Donatsch […]

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Recently, I attended a dinner at Melisse restaurant in Santa Monica, CA with four friends where we drank 7 vintages of Coche-Dury Corton-Charlemagne that were paired with superb food. That is the basis for this article. But, before I get into that, I would first like to make a few comments about Domaine Coche-Dury and […]

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