Tag Archives: Domaine de Mairan

Any excuse for a #hashtagholiday

On January 9, 2000, my now-husband Cy and I had our first date.  Little did we know that 15 years later, January 9 would also be claimed as National Cassoulet Day – presumably gaining a little more attention than we … Continue reading

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Cookbook author wine talk with Lucinda Scala Quinn

I first saw Lucinda Scala Quinn on the Martha Stewart-produced PBS cooking show “Everyday Food.”  The show, with short segments each featuring a different person – all of them working for Stewart’s company and all making good food – is … Continue reading

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Question authority — your wine authority, anyway

How can it be that Thanksgiving is next week? I walked out of the house in a t-shirt two days ago and was still a little warm. But the calendar tells us that it’s true. And of course, the number … Continue reading

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May 30th is #LanguedocDay!

Looking at the date on this post, I see it has been a long time since I last blogged. Lots of reasons for the delay: work-related, personal, and procrastinational (not a word, but it should be). I have a few … Continue reading

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Is this the world’s happiest man?

One of the things I’ve discovered in the wine importing business is that winemakers aren’t like most of us.  I mean, I know people who like their jobs, and some who will even say they like them a lot.  But … Continue reading

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