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Wines for a Jack$on (Under $20) – Geissler Pinot Blanc 2011 Kabinett Trocken, Pfalz, Germany

Of all the major winemaking countries, Germany has the most unique laws regarding wine production. In addition to geographic boundaries,

The steeply-terraced vineyards of Germany

there are classifications for ripeness and sugar levels in the grapes at the time of harvest. In theory this is a good idea, since the climate is cold and […]

World Cup Wines - A Tasting of Worldly Proportions

As the world cup playing field reduces to four teams this weekend, I’d like to summarize a few wines we can all drink as we watch these teams do battle on the world’s greatest stage (pitch). While there are some basketball aficionados out there following all

The ball of the gods

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