Category Archives: Wines

Eric Arnold

The view from...well, you know

I have a few friends who are resolving to learn about wine this year – for real this time, they say. They promise to buy some Jancis and Johnson books, study some maps, sip some wines – all the things… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Cork Projects Header

I’ve shared a couple of simple cork projects here on Aftertaste – you might remember the wine cork garden markers or the wine cork magnets. With the official start to autumn comes the first stretch of holiday gatherings, and when each has come to a… [Read more...]

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As devoted wine drinkers, we all face the dilemma: You have that rare, special bottle that you want to uncork, but in your heart you know that a glass or two of it might go to waste. If only there… [Read more...]

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As in most offices (we can only assume), we tasted a few wines this afternoon. The theme: Southern Rhône. Side by side, we tasted the 95-point RP 2010 Domaine Grand Veneur Châteauneuf Les Origines, the 2010 Paxton AAA McLaren Vale Shiraz Grenache and… [Read more...]

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Audrey Luk


What does it take to zap one full-sized 750ml bottle of wine into several 50ml mini bottles? I was going to say, “unicorn-operated magic,” but it turns out that the unicorns are unionized and intensely private. In truth, the answer… [Read more...]

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