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Not the Patient Type? Saint-Emilion Wines Are for You

Saint-Emilion is the winegrowing area of Bordeaux preferred by wine lovers who like to drink wine rather than cellar it. That’s because the wines of Saint-Emilion (pronounced san-tay-mee-lee-yawn) are more fruit-driven and less tannic than the wines produced on Bordeaux’s

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles

Napa Fire Is Extinguished With No Loss of Life… or Grapevines

It’s wildfire season in California — a season that has become longer in recent years due to the state’s ongoing drought. Some have described California’s rural areas as “one big tinderbox.” Over the 4th of July weekend, as I drove

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Posted in Editor's Journal

Celebrate the 4th in Style — With Wine on Long Island

A week from today, we celebrate America’s independence. And what better way to do so than by raising a glass of wine? Several wineries on New York’s Long Island will be hosting special events over the long weekend, including on

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Posted in Wine Buzz

The Benefits of Keeping a Wine Journal

I write about wine — whether it’s for this Vinesse blog or about the various bottlings featured by the wine clubs of Vinesse — almost every day. Yes, it’s part of my job, but writing about wine also is a

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