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Bonnie Graves

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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Bonnie Graves

For red wine lovers, experimenting with different grape varieties is essential. But if you think swapping your favorite Cabernet Sauvignon for a Merlot qualifies as exploring, you’re missing the boat. Steer that boat towards Europe and dock it somewhere in… [Read more…]

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Bonnie Graves

How many of you have been seduced by a sale price only to open it up and realize, “Yep, it tastes cheap”? After years of working as a sommelier and wine consultant, I have an insider’s advantage: I can calculate… [Read more…]

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Bonnie Graves

One of the best sommeliers I know in the business is also one of the nicest – but just how Richard Betts manages to combine serious mezcal with marathoning (let alone being a dad!) is a mystery. I first met… [Read more…]

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Bonnie Graves

Choices, choices, choices. What’s a retiring superstar to do when it’s time to step off the Astroturf, out of the paint, off the fairway, away from the cameras and enjoy all that fame and fortune? If coaching isn’t your calling,… [Read more…]

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