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Tasting Note: Le Cigare Volant 1997, Bonny Doon Vineyards

It is with great sadness that I share the passing of a great wine. Born in Santa Cruz, California, in 1997, Le Cigare Volant was made of grenache, syrah, cinsault and mourvèdre. Its early departure was due to premature oxydation, caused by the use of an improper synthetic cork. Commemorative donations can be made to [...]
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Conversations with winemakers on Twitter

Yeah, I’ll admit it, Twitter sometimes keeps me from blogging more. When fatigue sets in, it’s easier to keep to the under-140-character format, and just stay with the conversations and the flow of information, rather than piping down and getting that blog post finished. Mind you, as I look back on 2009, I must also point [...]
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