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I’ve waxed poetic about my recent trip to Rheingau in both written and podcast form, but in a general way. I didn’t talk specifics about where and what to drink, which I know you probably want to know, especially since most of these producers have...

It’s not easy for me to just take off to Europe and explore wine regions these days! Between kids, budget, and M.C. Ice’s day job, we can’t jet set the way we’d like. But this year, with my new amazing project, The Weekly Tasting, it was...

I drink a ton of Riesling. I love the grape and find it fascinating in all its incarnations. Call me a traditionalist, but I love to drink wine from the home of this noble grape: Germany.   A few years ago my love of German Riesling led...

*This is an update and repost of a previous post, which you can find here. Part of the reason I love wine is that every grape has a story. Whether it’s that the grape has been native to an area (like Tempranillo in Spain), or found...

Returning from my first ever Wine Blogger Conference in the Finger Lakes region of New York State on the East Coast of the US,  I have to share my version of the “what I learned on my summer vacation” essay. While we’ll definitely do a podcast...

Every so often I get a question about the difference between cheap wine and better wine: "What's the real difference? Why spend $25 when I can spend $2.50? Seriously, it's just fermented grapes. Isn't it all the same?" No. And despite the articles and taste...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

Post Summary 1. Walla Walla: Awesome people, fabulous wines  2. Getting there 3. What makes Walla Walla different? Some history, growing conditions, the wine character 4. A Little Ancient History: The Missoula Floods and why they matter to Walla Walla wine  5. Travel Tips _________________________________________   Walla Walla: Awesome people, fabulous wines What can I say about Walla Walla,...

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