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Wine Stories

The latest ramblings of a wine loving American.

Dinner with Steven Spurrier

Dinner with Steven Spurrier

Intentionally Unintended Consequences. Life happens. For a bunch of guys hanging around Philadelphia with each other in 1776, declaring Independence from England was surely not what most of them thought they’d be doing when they sent a few disgruntled letters to the...

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Wine Folly Master Guide

Wine Folly Master Guide

It's so pretty it hurts.  Let's just cut to the chase. I'm over-the-top in love with this Wine Folly Master Collection.  As a designer who has created a fancy box set or two in my time, there were a whole range of emotions ... and judgments ... and questions ... that...

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Book Report: Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt

Book Report: Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt

Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking Rating: 3.5 outta 5 Author: Mark Will-Weber Words about words: Let's say you're not entirely like me. Meaning that reading presidential biographies is not something you do for fun and...

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Just Wine

Notes on wines we’re drinking … I mean tasting.

I love a good story, but I love wine a whole lot more.

Good thing they go so great together.

Hi. I’m James … the sarcastic one on the left. Welcome to whatever this is. Well, hopefully, it’s fun. It’s about wine so it has to be … or at least should be! 

Wine is a tasty time machine that connects us to stories of place and time … and the people that share them with us. That’s why I love it.