Category Archives: Wines

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Recently we received a rather interesting question from a member: I’ve read that wine was first produced in the Middle East and throughout Persia. If this is true, why aren’t we all drinking wines from those places today? Great question… [Read more…]

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Wine Tasting

We are asked all the time about the new wine brands that appear in Tasting Room shipments and on Lot18. Neptune’s Trident? The Stub? The Tender? Mythmaker? I’ve never heard of ANY of these wineries! Where are all these wines… [Read more…]

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The streaming service Netflix recommends movies and TV shows you’ll like based on your prior viewing habits. So it should come as no surprise that Netflix recently suggested that I watch Red Obsession, a documentary about China’s infatuation with top-tier… [Read more…]

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Yesterday the world of collectible wines saw one of its biggest hucksters, Rudy Kurniawan, sentenced to 10 years in prison. Among other offenses, Kurniawan was found guilty of having created hundreds of fraudulent wine bottles from noteworthy Bordeaux and Burgundy… [Read more…]

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. What’s the best kind of corkscrew? How is Champagne different from Cava or Prosecco? Was Carlo Rossi a real guy? (Yes, but his name… [Read more…]

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