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Franz Etz Grüner Veltliner 1L: The Cure for the Common Back Label

To know me is to know I frequent Cure in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, where I’ve lived the past ten years. I love this spot right across from the tennis courts (that mostly serve as bike polo grounds) at Cal Anderson Park. The owners Amy and Eric are really awesome. Whenever I’m there we always riff on [More]

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High Line Park and Gruner Veltliner: Contemplating Time and Space

While in New York on a trip sponsored by Snooth I took some time to stroll through High Line Park. I can’t recall a more surprising, inspiring, or thoughtful way to spend a leisurely hour before sitting down to taste wine. It’s possibly the coolest city park I’ve visited. You’re lifted up off the ground [More]

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Return of the One Liter Chug-A-Lug Jug

The Hofer Gruner Veltliner, once again, is an astounding value. You get a liter of wine for ten bucks. It’s sealed with a bottle cap in a cool green bottle; take this to a party and it will definitely be a conversation piece. The 2006 seems a bit richer than I remember the last vintage. [More]

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Nominate This!

Click on the title of this post to nominate me for many prestigious wine blogging awards. I’ll put them right next to my Golden Globe. Oh, and drink cheap, good Gruner Veltliner: 2005 Huber Gruner Veltliner “Hugo” Great label, too. 0

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