• Dip that Bird. Shorten the Holidays. 10 Days is Plenty.

    IGTY says turkey is not his favorite dish. Unless it is dipped in boiling oil for 15 minutes. The dressing, the gravy, the meat. Too much. Wegottatellya. He has a point. And fuddamore… He is not alone when it comes to blaspheming the national sales event. “I am convinced that this horrible wine meal is best approached with Riesling, dry or Kabinett – Haus Maus.

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  • Five Rousannes. Some Tasted. All Captured.

    Chasing the Great White Grape Reaching across the continent, from the Best to the Least Coast we have “found notes” of wines tasted and pondered [ed. i.e., profiled.] Our Connecticut taster with the Rousanne Jones took a break from grading papers and reading decades-old class notes to weigh in on some of his recent encounters with the Great White Grape. That’s right mateys.

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  • Buying Wine: Our Favorite LA Shops

    stacks ‘n racks in Tarzana “Dimi. Why you do dees to me?” The sweet grandmother asked her son the priest with pain in her voice as Bill Friedkin looked in from behind the camera. The memorable scene from the Exorcist was almost as chilling as buying wine at one of your local haunts only to have it disappoint at the table.

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  • Est arrivé Fall mais oui poo poo? Vive le bezbol!!

    boobly in zee zummer zo nize October brings seasonal changes everywhere except California and Florida. The autumn leaves turn colors. The days dwindle down. September. November. October doesn’t rhyme. Here in sunny SoCal days cool off with daily highs in the 80s. You have to take a jacket if dining in Culver City, the cultural capitol of West LA. The A-Frame is the hot spot.

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  • Wine Reviews Bold As Love

    still rainin’ still dreamin’ This heat wave have sapped tBoW’s strength. It is all we can do to pull corks and take notes. Nowatisane? So here they are. Fortunately, all wines tasted were deliciously notable. 2011 Regusci Chardonnay Stags Leap District Mary’s Cuvee $40 online: The power of an AVA in full glory! Stags Leap baby.

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  • Wine Reviews

    This heat wave have sapped tBoW’s strength. It is all we can do to pull corks and take notes. Nowatisane? So here they are. Fortunately, all wines tasted were deliciously notable. 2011 Regusci Chardonnay Stags Leap District Mary’s Cuvee $40 online: The power of an AVA in full glory! Stags Leap baby. Regusci is about as down home as it gets in Napa and especially Stags Leap.

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  • Unnatural Sports R So Not Like Natural Wines

    batter’s POV There are only three natural sports left in the professional world: futbol (soccer to us), baseball and hockey. If natural wines are unencumbered with artifice [ed. nice phraseologizing tBoW!] then these three sports likewise remain fairly true to their earliest paradigm. Baseball has Instant Replay which is the landmark of a corrupted game and the DH.

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  • Politics & Wine: Malibu About Face! Timing Raises Eyebrows.

    my attorney Bernie The Malibu AVA Association won their coveted AVA status August 19, one week before the California Coastal Commission announced there would be no more planting of vines permitted in Malibu. The AVA Committee was preparing a publicity campaign to rally local Malibu vintners to join their AVA Association when they learned County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky had ...

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  • Cowabunga!! Labor Day, Monster Surf, Fine Wines

    “it’s booming” said the lifeguard The Summer of 2014 officially closed with significant doings in Southern California. The Coastal Commission is ready to impose a ban on further development of vineyards in the new Malibu AVA. Yup. You read it. Malibu is a new AVA. On Wednesday August 27 monster surf provided a once-in-a-decade spectacle when 15 to 20 foot waves crashed up an ...

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  • The Naked Truth from an Underground POV

    desert haboob? play on! The Underground Wineletter is one of the finest newsletters covering wine obsessions since the 1980s. John Tilson is the editor and publisher. He knows wine and is a very decent writer. Much better than the tripe found here [ed. Hey. We like tripe and buches too.] John loves many more California wines than the tBoW Tasting Team.

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  • Drinking Wines Before Their Time

    Diane Arbus was born on March 14, 1923, in New York City. "A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know." She learned photography from her husband, actor All ...

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