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The Texasification of America and the passing of Jane Roe

Above: a Planned Parenthood clinic in Houston. The health centers offer reproductive health care to economically challenged citizens, including the Parzen family.

Texans are renowned for believing outlandish things. 691 more words

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Why I'm not going to Vinitaly this year: because I am a Jew.

Above: Vinitaly, the annual Italian wine trade fair in Verona (images via my friend Fabio Ingrosso’s Flickr Creative Commons).

Early this morning Texas time, my friend and… 712 more words

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Taste SoloUva Franciacorta with me and Giovanni down by the school yard: Feb. 25 in San Diego

So geeked for the launch of my 2017 campaign with my bromance Giovanni and the SoloUva group (Franciacorta)!

Due to forces beyond our control, we had to cancel the Sunday, February 26 event in Los Angeles. 671 more words

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Crowd sourcing: what is wine writing? what are the functions of wine writing?

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve begun writing a series of posts about the morality and ethics of wine writing over on the UniSG blog… 208 more words

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New York Stories: Vino Italiano, Foley Sq. student protest, Lilia, and a great sommelier at Terroir

Posting in a hurry this morning in Manhattan as I get ready to head back to Texas and my girls. But here are a few highlights from my demi-week in the city… 406 more words

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