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Even the most involved enophile has a few friends who don’t know the difference between Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. You want to help them learn to love wine too, but when you start talking terroir and vintage variation, they get… [Read more…]

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Lot18

Working in a tasting room in wine country will expose the average cork dork to a stunning variety of opinions, commonly held beliefs, and outright misconceptions. One that consistently baffled me, mainly because I heard so many “official” answers, was… [Read more…]

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Lot18

(Illustration by Julia Heffernan) My grandfather has recently taken up a cursory interest in wine. He’s well traveled, highly educated, and has enjoyed his fair share of libatious pleasures like Scotch and Champagne over the years. So imagine my surprise… [Read more…]

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