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Quick Thoughts on Drinking Wine in New York

I can say one thing about James “The Wine Guy” Melendez I feel confident I cannot say about anyone else: I’ve spent time with him in Lodi, California and Champagne, France. The former experience was at the Wine Bloggers Conference, the latter when we were both on a press trip to the homeland of my all-time favorite wines. [More]

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When Georg Riedel Met Robert Mondavi: An Interview

I had the opportunity to speak with Georg Riedel of the famous, generations-old, wine glass producer Riedel. He revealed to me the story of his memorable, and initially rocky, first encounter Robert Mondavi, and how Mondavi became a believer in both Georg and Riedel. All in the span of a single day. Naturally I also [More]

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