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Post-TasteCamp North interviews: Richard Auffrey, the Passionate Foodie

TasteCamp North, held on both sides of the Niagara river on May 13-15, was a lot of fun and very instructive for the thirty-some wine bloggers and writers present. Pursuing a tradition started by Lenn Thompson for the first two TasteCamps, held in Long Island (2009) and the Finger Lakes (2010), I asked bloggers [...]
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75 years ago today, Prohibition was repealed. I'll drink to that!

It  was on a post from The Passionate Foodie, yesterday, that I read about it: today marks the 75th anniversary of the Presidential Proclamation of the repeal of Prohibition, a US Constitutional amendment that caused a lot of criminality and made fortunes for Canadian distillers, among other things. While Franklin D. Roosevelt had announced his intention [...]
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