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    • The “F” Word and Mother Nature’s Lady Parts: VINTAGE 2014

      If you think you know what someone means when she says “the ‘F’ Word,” you probably have not spent much time with a winemaker. Talk of Lady parts and Mother Nature’s ass — it was not quite was I expected when Wil Fernandez sent me a sneak preview of VINTAGE 2014: the stories behind the vines. I have seen some of the initial filming, and the photography is stunning, but I was ...

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  • Good Texas wines honor Terroir

    … in 2010) focusing on Italian winemaking and hospitality in the Central Texas Hill Country. We visited the winery, tasting and event center back in the days of its infancy — when it was under the former business partner’s name. 2012 Bingham Family Vineyard Vermentino Duchman Family Winery’s Italian-style wines taste much like their Italian…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blogin Merlot- 6 readers -
  • Goldwater 2012 Pinot Noir

    … Bright and delicate with none of those wet leaves’ flavors that often overpower some pinots, this Goldwater 2012 Pinot Noir hails from the famed Wairau Valley of Marlborough, New Zealand, where winemaker Stuart Marfell grew up “just next door,” (if you could call a 2,000-acre farm “just next door”) at his father’s sheep ranch near the small town…

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  • Veuve Cliquot Mail Truck pops corks in Houston

    … It appears on nearly every wine list in every major city’s restaurants across the nation; it pops up at nearly every “middle-to-high class” social event; its large yellow label is overtly displayed in nearly every retail outlet for wine, from independent liquor stores to huge grocery chains across the nation; it is the go-to “bubbles” for those…

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  • A Writer’s Response to Intimidation

    … of the United States’ political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. A guy named Daniel Ellsberg, working on a secret committee for the DoD, photocopied and released information that indicated the U.S. had secretly expanded the scale of the Vietnam War with bombings of nearby Cambodia and Laos, coastal raids on North Vietnam, and Marine…

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  • Just the Facts (and a Mea Culpa)

    … My earlier post has generated some negative comments, many of them well-deserved. As is typical with this kind of dust-up, there are people who agree but don’t want to roll around in the mud. Although not as many as usual. All of this points to one thing; I was wrong. When Amy compiled these numbers we felt that if we just published the charts…

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  • WBC 2014 and the Wine Blog Awards – Part 2

    … a coincidence, it looks, walks and smells like a duck raised on a dung heap. This isn’t the first time Amy has told the WBC its awards were not being spread around even though the number of actual wine blogs was increasing exponentially. You see Amy was on an advisory panel for the WBC and was a big proponent on limiting winners to two years, as to give…

    Joe Power/ Another Wine Blog- 9 readers -