Monthly Archives: November 2014

Week #5: Know Your Producer/Know Your Importer! (Relationships Matter.)

Certainly one vital way to get to know your producers is through the importers who have deep relationships with them. Kermit Lynch is one of those importers; and knowing good importers is a shortcut to choosing a good wine in … Continue reading

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Week #4. Shooting for the Stars in Seattle: Aligoté Redeemed!

I had a great plan to gather juicy content for this blog: hit 3-4 wine bars in Seattle on a quest for a memorable wine experience and share the results with you. Alas, I was blindsided by the flu – … Continue reading

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Week 3: I’m Batman! (And yes, this is the obligatory Thanksgiving post.)

There is something no-nonsense and straightforward about Foillard’s wine. It seems to say, let’s cut straight to deliciousness. Deliciousness with class. It has a wonderful texture going down. The finesse from start to finish seems almost offhanded. – Kermit Lynch … Continue reading

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Week 2: Cava with Comfort Food

Dibon Brut Reserva Cava Penedes is a value wine of epic proportions. Wildly available – I found it at my local market in Bernal Heights for $8.99– and madly good. So I love Cava and so was skeptical but after … Continue reading

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