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Condrieu: the Best Viognier in the World

You may have noticed that over the last year, I’ve been blogging a bit less frequently and lately there have been more posts about wine. The reason for both is the same: I’ve been studying the become a vinologist (which means someone who knows about viticulture, wine making, grape varieties, terroirs and appellations around the world; a vinologist is not exactly the same as a oenologist or a sommelier). 1,419 more words


Happy Birthday Mother Mary!

Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the “Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.” And as the Mama’s boy that I am, I have a profound love for Mother Mary and St. 258 more words


Here's My Number

Bright ruby with florescent pink edges.  Stemmy, briary, grandma-perfume and linen-closet baby-powder nose matches the explosion of tight, beautiful fruit at once see-sawing between deep-kitchen cherry reduction and sunny strawberry-patch.   237 more words


Apparition at Church of Saint John the Baptist at Knock

On the evening of Thursday, August 21, 1879, at about 8 o’clock, fifteen people, whose ages range from five to seventy-five and include men, women, teenagers, and children, witness what they state is an apparition of… 473 more words

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