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I Praise This Wine Without Using Exclamation Points

I am so guilty of excessively using exclamation points. If you read the “About Me” section of this very blog, I even confess/brag about it. I refer to my predilection as deploying an “overabundance” of them. A quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald has stuck with me: “An exclamation point is like laughing at your own [More]

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Wine Label Q&A With Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard

As a former retail wine buyer, I have a particular love for cool wine labels. (And a loathing for lame ones….) So it was really great to interview Randall Grahm of California’s Bonny Doon Vineyard about the iconic and original labels adorning his wines. The depth and breadth of art and artists is really fascinating. [More]

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Help Me With My Wine Label Indecision on The Waffler

The Waffler is a website created by a fellow Seattle blogger, Molly, for those plagued with indecision over matter of style. Instead of agonizing over making a choice, you can submit your own waffle and put the matter to a vote. In my case, I have recently come across two wine labels of opposing styles [More]

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My Book Club Only Reads Wine Labels Tote

Source: via Jameson on Pinterest   I think we’ve all been in a book club or two like this. (And not that it’s a bad thing.) And if your book club only reads wine labels, here’s one I recommend: Who wouldn’t want a visit from a Chateauneuf du Pape-bearing angel? (And I’m not going [More]

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