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Wine Review: Pieropan Calvarino Soave Classico Italy 2014

Snow still falls in Oregon. But it is February. By now, gray, miserable clouds and soul sucking rain should have ruined countless attempts to enjoy the outdoors. But no. I still freeze and have to worry about whether or not that 1980’s Honda Civic will careen into my car.

Time for a flight to sunny Italy, in my mouth. Continue reading

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Last Tango in Paris: Saint-Chinian red blend, Saint Joseph Syrah, and the Paris Opera

This is the end. Our seven month, thirteen country EU Austerity Drinking Tour finally, achingly, grinds to a halt. 188 days of tasting Europe’s best value wine, whiskey, and beer has trialed our sanity, budget, and marriage.

But today the SNCF takes us from Reims, Champagne to Paris: Continue reading

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