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Burning Up The Airwaves with Saigon Kick

Saigon Kick burst on to the music scene in 1988 and released their self-titled debut in 1991. A very under-rated group of musicians, they toured the country building a following. 842 more words

Rock

The Art of Winemaking

Many people argue that wine cannot be an art because good winemaking is all about growing great grapes—there is nothing artistic about that. I take on this argument in… 6 more words

Philosophy Of Food And Wine

Is the Wine Spectator Fomenting Revolution?

The usually reliable Matt Kramer has me confused. In his recent Wine Spectator column he has a go at distinguishing a genuine luxury good from heavily-marketed faux-luxury goods. 648 more words

Wine Culture

Coming Your Way: Wines That You'll Be Hearing About—And Why

“Why is it that these wines seem to come out of nowhere?” asked a friend while perusing the list at a wine-hip San Francisco restaurant. “I mean, I’ve never heard of most of these wines,” he said. 444 more words

Wine Spectator

A Natural Debate over Natural Wines

I guess it must be that time of the year again. Every six months or so, it seems, the wine blogosphere erupts in a cascade of screed, accusation, and innuendo about so called “natural wines”.  839 more words

Philosophy Of Food And Wine

The True Harbinger of Spring: Baseball Returns to Hampton Roads

“That’s the true harbinger of spring, not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of a bat on a ball.”  Bill Veeck, 1976… 539 more words

Baseball