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The Novel “New York 2140” and Wine

I’m in the middle of reading New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson, which I bought at the excellent bookstore, WORD, in my neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The plot? As the sea levels rose, every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York [More]

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Put Meaning in Wine Tasting Notes

Ever read wine tasting notes? Berry this, whiffs of that, shrimp shell reduction. (Shrimp shell reduction? Seriously.) Sometimes it gets pretty mind-numbing. How can we make them more relevant, useful, and actually pleasant to read? Wine Writer Talia Baiocchi tackles this topic on Eater. It’s a great article to read from start to finish, but [More]

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