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Trompetting Riverby

Those with long memories may remember that I attended a tasting of Riverby Estate’s Marlborough wines at Butler’s in Brighton late last year, here: http://wideworldofwine.co/2014/12/01/riverby-estate-tasting-butlers-brighton/ 845 more words


new orleans wears it well

I have returned from New Orleans, where I took my CSW exam. I don’t know how I did and I won’t even discuss the questions or what I felt was confusing, since the SWE lurks around the corner from all of us. 271 more words


FLX: Epilogue

     My latest trip to the FLX was enjoyable, informative, surprising, relaxing and like always too short. I learned many things from the people I met and the events I observed. 228 more words

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What Goes With Summer Reading

The best things to read while laying on the beach, by a lake, or just under the air conditioning vent in your apartment are either escapist and absorbing, or funny and not too taxing. 976 more words


Gschweicher 2011 Grüner Veltliner

Röshitz, Austria; 12.0% ABV
$5 at the Berkeley, CA, store a few days ago.  Plenty there.

We don’t see Grüner Veltliner much at the GO, I had run out of white, and Weinish liked it, so…  I thought the wine was pretty good but not exceptional.  66 more words

Nor Cal GO

Relax and Smile with Grüner Veltliner

I love trying new wines, especially if it is a grape I have not previously enjoyed. As I journey through the world of wine I would like to try every grape varietal available in my lifetime. 720 more words


Count KarolyI 2013 Gruner Veltliner

Price: $9.29

Amongst cork dork Gruner is hip and worthy of many a lavish superlative. However outside of that world Gruner is not very well understood or often enjoyed. 97 more words

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