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Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
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After rising and falling to the siren song of Pinot Noir for two packed days at IPNC 2016, it all comes to this: The Salmon Bake. This grand open air feast will set you back $225. That sounds like a … Continue reading
After IPNC’s casual Saturday lunch with endless Pinot poured under Linfield College’s ancient oaks, I toddle across campus for a class. Yes, about Pinot Noir. My highlight at last year’s IPNC was trying Claud Giraud’s barrel-fermented Champagnes. By chance he came back to do: … Continue reading
After two hours plus and fourteen glass on Australian Pinot (IPNC’s Grand Seminar), we break for lunch on the lawn. Unlike 95F Friday, today is a pleasant 75F in the shade. We sit with Dag Sundby, owner of biodynamic Johan … Continue reading
After IPNC’s Riesling Ceviche tasting I tumble over to their Alfresco Tasting on Linfield’s Dormitory Quad After repeating myself a few more times (New Zealand? No kidding), I start with Champagne: My favorite bubbly from last year has returned: Champagne … Continue reading