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Wine Blogging Wednesday 54: How do I love Piedmont? Let me count the ways

There are so many good things about Piedmont that I could hardly have been more excited about the 54th edition of the Wine Blogging Wednesday. David McDuff’s theme, A Passion for Piedmont, was really my kind of thing. I love just about everything about Piedmont, in every color and style. Recently, I wrote about Moscato, this [...]
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Another Kind of French Paradox

I’ve been pondering on two separate, yet related bits of news about the world of French wine. 1. The French Government wants to make French wine simpler. Trying to compete on international markets with New World chardonnays and cabernet sauvignons, France is creating a simpler category of plonk made without any geographical obligation. Called “Vignobles de France”, [...]
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