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My Favorite Bargain White Wine in the History of the World

Many highlights of being in Tacoma for Thanksgiving but one was undoubtedly being reunited with a long time Hall of Fame white wine: Domaine des Cassagnoles Cuvée Gros Manseng. This is the top white wine, pound for pound, dollar for dollar you’ll find. I haven’t seen it in New York but it has kind of [More]

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A Trio of Wines from Scaia Line Up Perfectly

I was sent three sample bottles from Italian winery Scaia. The first thing I want to say about them, to put on my old retailer hat, is how much I appreciate they are “line-priced.” As in the bottles all cost the same, each with a $13 suggested retail price. That’s good, because these are the [More]

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Eating and Drinking in New York City: Corkbuzz and Fung Tu

Hey there. I was in New York City and had two notable eating and drinking experiences. (Well, eating and eating and drinking.) The first was at Corkbuzz Chelsea Market. It’s a nice stop for happy hour amidst the teeming market throngs pre- or post-High Line. Which is a must-do in New York. (Here are some [More]

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