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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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Wine Series: 2006 Monte De Oro Cabernet Sauvignon

A continuation of my attempts to digitize and publish the handwritten remarks in my wine books. Yes, I have wine books. Yes, I use them. They force me to think about what I’m drinking rather than just knock it back. … Continue reading

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Wine Series: J. Lohr Merlot – “Los Osos”

A continuation of my long suffering wine series – recording online the infernal scratches of my pen in a notebook. I am going back in time quite a bit with these, as my blog publishing has no where near caught … Continue reading

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Wine Review: Castello D’Albola Chianti

Wine: Castello D’Albola Chianti Classico Vintage: 2009 Country & Region: Chianti, Italy Tasted Where and When: 10 June, 2014 – Home Color: Lighter red than I am used to, but still a good, rich, rosey color. No hints of brown … Continue reading

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Wine Series: 2011 Gnarly Head Merlot

2011 Gnarly Head Merlot The next entry in my wine series is the 2011 Gnarly Head Merlot. This California red has a deep, dark color, almost purple that is common to many full merlots. There is very little clarity, as … Continue reading

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Wine Series: Spanish Quarter 2010 Tempranillo – Cabernet Blend

Continuing my Wine series, and staying with the theme of Red wines, I am writing up my review of the 2010 Spanish Quarter Tempranillo/Cabernet blend. As the name suggests, Spanish Quarter comes from Spain – the bottle is adorned by … Continue reading

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