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WINE SAVVY: New World vs. Old World

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 10/14/2015: Wine style: New world vs. Old world Wine is notoriously difficult to make consistent. This is because grapes are fruit that produce juice based on what the weather and the land give them each year. In a good growing year the … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: The difference between tasting and drinking

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 6/24/2015: The difference between tasting and drinking I once heard a Master of Wine say, “The difference between tasting and drinking is thinking.” Besides being a fun rhyme, this is an important and easy concept. Like most things that are simply said, … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Learn the Varietal ~ Sauvignon Blanc

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 5/27/2015: Learn the Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc When people first taste sauvignon blanc, the most common reaction is a puckered face, followed by a down turned mouth which quickly leads to an expression of disgust. When I serve this wine in my beginner … Continue reading »

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