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Chris Hallowell

off the beaten burgundian path 2

I’ve literally been at an auction where I saw someone buy a case of 1990 La Tache for tens of thousands of dollars and was elated that he had gotten such a good deal. Fortunately, not all Burgundy is as well known as La Tache. [Read more…]

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Chris Hallowell

Grate BBQ 1

This coming Saturday, I’m going to be breaking out the smokers, a dozen pounds of pig and a bit of cow. [Read more…]

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Chris Hallowell

Blind Tasting Blackjack

This year for April Fools Day, I tried to dupe my wine buddies with a game we call “Blind Tasting Black Jack.” Sure, this may be the wine geek equivalent of a Star Trek enthusiast learning Klingon, but it’s a ton of fun, so lay off. [Read more…]

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Chris Hallowell

Image: New York’s 21 Club kept stocks of many celebrities’ drinks of choice.  I’ve noticed a few things about myself over the past few years. Most notable are how different drinks affect me: cocktails make me talk politics, whiskey makes… [Read more…]

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Chris Hallowell

When I moved to New York, the first on my list of things to do was to go to an Acker BYOB wine auction. Working as an editor at a wine magazine, I obviously didn’t have the discretionary income to… [Read more…]

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