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Hot Wine: Summer In The Vineyard

First of all, unless its mulled, there is no such thing as hot wine and second, other than maybe Verónica Martínez or Amy Freeman, there is no such thing as hot winemakers—but that’s a lament for a different logarithm. The … Continue reading

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You’re A Good Manic, Stillman Brown

As a man of honor, as well as the kind of ‘showman’ wine writer who is willing to go to any length required to keep you, the reader, on the edge of your seats—up to (and including) transgressive acts, coprophagia, … Continue reading

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Brown-Bagging With Petite Sirah

I’ve known Stillman Brown since he was knee high to an ass-hopper; by which I mean, before he decided he was straight. See, I can make stupid jokes like that about Stillman Brown (no relation to Encyclopedia, Ford  Madox or … Continue reading

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What’s Christmas All About, Stillman Brown?

‘Normative ethics’ is that branch of philosophy concerned with the practical means of determining a moral line of conduct in a given situation.  It is rooted in the Greek word ethos, meaning ‘character’, and is perhaps the single most socially … Continue reading

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Brown-Nosing in Paso Robles: Red Zeppelin Winery

Of my forty-three thousand Facebook friends, I know approximately four of them personally—the rest I solicited over the years so that I could make smarmy rejoinders to their heartfelt postings in the firm belief that I would become the Oscar … Continue reading

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