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tasting the Ram's Gate Winery 2019 Vintage

“More loneliness than any man could bear…”

A message in four bottles.

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Week In A Glass

“Everything I did was just a bore/Everywhere I went it seems I’d been there before…”

I’m not one to follow trends. Part of this is laziness. I can’t be bothered to find the places where those who decide and dictate trends write about them. The other part is a fierce independence. I like what I like. I don’t want to be told to like something just because everyone else does […]

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Week In A Glass

“And we were never holding back or worried that time would come to an end…”

As a child, I didn’t know the meaning of the word “bored.” I thank the 80s and a wicked good imagination for this. Alone much of the time (I was a latchkey kid who surprised my parents a decade after they were told they’d never get pregnant and had adopted twice) my nose was always […]

Week In A Glass

“In Spite of Daytime Planners, Higher Standards, Dreams Defended…

Feel free to jump right down to my holiday pairing suggestions! There’s just something electric about this time of year. The anticipation is everywhere. Of a new year, new resolutions, new goals and dreams. I don’t like it. I’m serious. Don’t get me wrong: I’m a holiday JUNKIE. But I hate the way we rush […]