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Mélange de Trois, Jamesport Vineyards, North Fork Long Island, NY 2005

Sex sells wine and visa versa. Our social insecurities about copulating pair beautifully with our concerns over alcohol. We giggle and titter at both because, although natural and basic, they seem to be taboo, private things. As kids, sex and … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Jamesport Vineyards, North Fork Long Island 2009

I was enamored with Jamesport Vineyards on Long Island. Maybe it was the first winery that morning. Maybe it was the previous day’s mixed results. Maybe we share the same birthdate. Either way, they looked professional. The tasting room was … Continue reading

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Cabernet Franc Late Harvest, Palmer Vineyards, North Fork Long Island NY 2007

You get home from a weekend of wine tasting, partially unpack and then collapse. A few months later you find bottles from the trip. But when you open them, annoyingly, you don’t travel through space and time to that ethereal … Continue reading

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North Fork, Long Island, New York: June 2010

The ferry dropped my wife and I onto a strip of asphalt surrounded by the Atlantic. June sun bounced off the clockwork whitecaps marching in from the horizon. The Buick rumbled into life, aimed West, and we began our wine … Continue reading

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