Monthly Archives: July 2018

International Albariño Day Celebrates an Underappreciated Variety

A little longer than 11 years ago in this blog, we asked the question, “Will Albariño be the next big thing in wine?” It had been a big thing in the Rias Baixas region of Galicia in Spain for generations.

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A Toast to the Toast

I attended the wedding of my lovely goddaughter last month, and there were a number of toasts proposed at the reception. A week earlier, I’d attended an awards banquet. There, too, toasts were in abundance. Each New Year’s Eve, we

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Biodynamic Wines: Earthly-Friendly Alternatives

It’s one of those “buzz words” in the world of wine that simultaneously creates a lot of excitement and a certain degree of controversy. The word: Biodynamic. The excitement stems from the idea that Biodynamic wines are made in a

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How to Get Those Red Wine Stains Out

If you drink enough red wine, it is pretty much inevitable: At some point in time, you will spill some on a piece of clothing. And if what happens to you is like what happened to me, that piece of

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