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RIPENING.RED

The clacking hooves of the four horsemen of the apocalypse are upon me. I’ve screwed up. I just ordered 75 pounds of cabernet sauvignon grapes. That sounds normal (for me). But this ain’t balmy Napa. No, I bought cab. from … Continue reading

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Chateau Frank, Blanc de Blancs, Finger Lakes, NY 2006

New York sparkling wine might sound oximoronic. But some of the best places for bubbly are cold and miserable. Take the region of Champagne, for example. It sits around latitude 49. The average temperature is 50. The Finger Lakes are … Continue reading

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