Monthly Archives: December 2009

New Page: Megan’s Blacklist

“Megan’s Blacklist” reflects my personal drinking preferences (or non-preferences, as it were) by linking to Vininsane reviews of wines that I didn’t particularly enjoy. They are not meant to offend your personal drinking preferences. However, if you feel so obliged, … Continue reading

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Video: “Wines for the Confused” hosted by John Cleese

You can view the complete, 40-minute-plus video on Hulu by clicking here. (Thank you for leading me to this video, Di Bari Wines!)

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Try the Zero Manipulation

Last night, I scoped out Postino‘s “$20 Wine & Bruschetta” with my mom and our gal pal Jessica. We mutually decided upon a bottle of 2006 Zero Manipulation (what a name, right?!). I’m adding this wine and all its deets … Continue reading

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Person of Interest: Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyards

Being quite green to educating myself about wine and the wine industry, I only recently learned about Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyards (from this book). Apparently he is quite the character and very well known. Grahm is a rogue, … Continue reading

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Why do wineries have tasting fees? (Via Seattle Wine Gal)

If you are as curious as I was about this phenomenon, click here to read one perspective from the owner of Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards, via Seattle Wine Gal. (If you enjoyed this article, Tweet it by posting “Why … Continue reading

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Under-$10 Wine Review: 2007 Fetzer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

The Fetzer Cab is one of my mother’s favorite wines to buy for an everyday table red. It has never really stuck with me, but for under $10, many wine reviewers say it is a good buy and has some … Continue reading

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Wine Words: Enophile

Enophile (or oenophile) is someone who appreciates and enjoys wine, and/or is a collector of wine. C’est excellent! (Image found here via On Women and Wine)

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