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Sorry, internet age: Maryland’s just not that into you

While it’s legal for people over 21 to drink alcohol, we all know that your ability to buy it depends on where you live.  And when you live in a metro region that includes three jurisdictions (plus county-specific regulations), you … Continue reading

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In Vino Veritas, but Does that Truth Equal Beauty?

Although one of the purposes of this blog is to showcase First Vine, our wine business, we didn’t call the blog First Vine, but named it Vine Art.   We liked the name not only because we think there is an … Continue reading

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Sorry, but you still have to exercise

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I think that wine is understudied.  It has been part of human culture for millennia as beverage, currency, and medicine.   But we don’t see many studies of its health … Continue reading

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Happy Champagne Day, Everyone!

What?  You didn’t know that Thursday, October 28, 2010, is Champagne Day?  Me neither.  The first I heard about it was a press release dated October 25 from the Champagne Bureau, which is the U.S. arm of the French trade … Continue reading

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