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What We Have Been Drinking—8/18/2014

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. As I have been getting a few more samples in, I am dipping into my cellar a bit less, which is why I have not had one of these posts in a couple of weeks. 880 more words


The Winery at LaGrange

Yesterday I got to visit The Winery at LaGrange for the second time. The only other time I had been was several months ago, early spring, and I wanted a fresh perspective from which to write an article. 525 more words

Northern Virginia Region

Don't be an amateur!

It’s been a fun but busy week, with travel to the Niagara region and back for a meeting and some fun. We visited 5 wineries and had some great meals! 605 more words



We’ve raised our glass. Toasted one another. Celebrated birthdays and anniversaries. We’ve enjoyed a glass or two with friends and family. We prefer Red.

She said: “I’m having a glass of wine. 13 more words


Tales From: Dry Creek Vineyard

Back in April, I spent two great days in the Dry Creek Valley, meeting several growers and wine makers, and visiting a handful of wineries. Up until this last stop, I had visited (with… 1,121 more words


Andis 2010 Meritage

Andis is a semi-small vintner in the Sierra foothills in Amador county, California.  Andis stands out in this area, because it produces wine and also packages other vintners wine by Andis’s request.   205 more words


The July Birthdays

As I have written before we get together once a month to celebrate all the birthdays in the families at one time. It is more economical and convenient to just have one big party each month and it has become the norm for this ritual. 614 more words