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Understanding EU restrictions on internet marketing for wine & FIVI's call for civil disobedience

Above: Monforte d’Alba is a village in the “Barolo” appellation. It lies in the “Langhe” hills of the “Piemonte” region. EU regulations restrict a Monforte-based producer of Barolo from mentioning “Langhe” or “Piemonte” in online and other marketing materials because of a perceived conflict with the “Langhe” and “Piemonte” appellations. 93 more words

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Op-Ed: the Venice roller suitcase ban & why it makes sense

Writing in a hurry this morning as I head out of Boulder on my way back to Texas.

But I did find time to post my op-ed about… 48 more words

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O dem crazy sommeliers: a quick recap of yesterday's lunch at Flagtaff House, Boulder #BBF14

It’s been quite a ride and it ain’t over yet.

The dish above was the pairing for the Chardonnay that was poured so liberally yesterday at the amazing Flagstaff House. 73 more words

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Notes from the @GuildSomm "Old & Rare" tasting, Boulder Burgundy Festival

Here are my personal highlight wines that were poured at the phenomenal “Old & Rare” tasting by the Guild of Sommeliers yesterday:

Domaine Jean Collet 2004 Chablis Valmur Grand Cru… 46 more words

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Boulder Burgundy Festival has begun! #BBF14

What a thrill for me to get to sit in on the Guild of Sommeliers “Old and Rare” Burgundy tasting this morning, the first event of the Boulder Burgundy Festival, where I’m earning my keep as the event’s official blogger. 57 more words

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On my way to Burgundy via Boulder

Above: yep, I’ll be hanging with Robert Bohr and Raj Parr this weekend, drinking ridiculous Burgundy and munching on pizza at Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Patterson’s… 165 more words

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10 Things Your Mother Didn't Tell You about Thanksgiving Wines

Message to Americans preparing to pair wines with their Thanksgiving feast: avoid Beaujolais Nouveau at all costs, get over your fear of rosé, and if you can’t be with the wine you love, love the wine you’re with… 15 more words

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