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Can a little wine knowledge make you open to celebrity manipulation?

Did you hear that Emilio Estevez recently became a winery owner? It probably comes as no surprise that his foray into wine hasn’t generated as much attention as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s.  Think about the movies they’re known for.  … Continue reading

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It’s a small (wine) world, after all

A couple of weeks ago I was listening to The Splendid Table, Lynne Rosetto Kasper’s weekly radio show on food.  Kasper interviewed author Ina Lipkowitz, discussing her new book Words to Eat By:  Five Foods and the Culinary History of … Continue reading

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When it comes to tasting wine, the eyes have it

The 5th North American Wine Bloggers’ Conference was held in Portland, Oregon earlier this month.  Three hundred plus drunken attentive bloggers descended on Portland for networking, good wine, and interesting information for wine bloggers, wine drinkers, wine merchants, wine educators, … Continue reading

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