Tag Archives: Merlot

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In Buenos Aires, I met a brasserie owner who had lived in New York while working for the United Nations. Seemed he preferred his new job and city to his previous life. As I sipped the complimentary Kir he set… [Read more…]

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This week’s sports frenzy presents an issue for me, as I believe the closest I’ve ever been to a tailgate party involved a bad parking spot, mistaken identity, and a pack of Johnsonville Brats. It wasn’t pleasant for anybody involved…. [Read more…]

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We all scream for wine-scream! So, what is wine-scream exactly, other than a term I made up? It is the best of two delicious worlds: wine + ice cream. That’s right, wine isn’t just for drinking. A dynamic wine can… [Read more…]

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The character shouts “I am NOT drinking any f**king Merlot.” The audience roars with laughter. The collective hearts of Merlot producers sink. Suddenly, seven words from Paul Giamatti’s lips threatened the future of Merlot’s reputation. I’m of course talking about… [Read more…]

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