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Eric Arnold

Today Lot18 is offering the first wine ever to be labeled with the Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak AVA – the newly recognized region straddles the Sonoma-Mendocino border in California. An AVA is an American Viticultural Area, as defined by the U.S. federal government – but, let’s be honest, not everything Uncle Sam stamps its seal on is particularly noteworthy. So how big a deal is it for an AVA to be established? [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

A couple weeks ago, celebrated author and journalist Calvin Trillin wrote this article for Slate.com. The piece criticizes, in not so many words, those who care to achieve a higher level of knowledge or understanding about wine. So the story goes… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

Nothing’s ever simple in New Jersey. I know: I grew up there (and in 1992 I had the mullet to prove it). Not only is it illegal to pump your own gas, this same state somehow managed to produce Frank… [Read more...]

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The movie’s been made over and over: It’s the future, and humanity has achieved perfection in some form or another … only for the ideal to unravel in a string of unintended or unanticipated consequences of having strived for flawlessness. Gattaca and Minority… [Read more...]

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Yesterday was a good one in my home state of New Jersey. No, they didn’t find Jon Corzine’s missing money. Or Jimmy Hoffa’s body. But the state senate did pass S3712, a bill that paves the turnpike toward Garden State… [Read more...]

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