Monthly Archives: June 2013

Drinking And Driving And Why We Can’t Swig Directly From The Marathon Spigot

Drunk driving is no laughing matter, as well the good folks at Archer Daniels Midland know.  As a world leader in renewable fuels, the Decatur, Illinois corporation is committed to (I quote) ‘increasing awareness among all colleagues of the importance … Continue reading

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But, Will It Wash In Washington?

Damn straight it will. Personally, I’ve been a cheerleader for the wines of Washington ever since I was old enough to wear a five-stripe pleated skirt.  Prolific parameters of production aside, the Washington wine industry is still in its relative … Continue reading

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Michael Green Decants His Dog; Pass It On

What’s the difference between wine writer Michael Green and moi? I mean, other than his five-star education, superior working knowledge, pixie-like profile and ability to see dead people? This: Michael Green proudly pronounces that he decants everything, while I assure … Continue reading

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I See Motown, I See France; I Just Bought ‘The Wedding Dance’

Although Detroit was founded as a New France fur trading post, the French themselves left us little by way of culture, and for that, we should probably be grateful.  But they did leave us a bunch of street names.  ‘Detroit’, … Continue reading

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Mazel Tov, Asimov: Your Label Scheme Doth Make Me Scoff

‘If it says ‘enzyme, enzyme, enzyme’ on the label, label, label, You should dump it  down the crapper while you’re able, able, able…’ – ‘70’s wine commercial from The Health and Red Tape Network, pre-cable, cable, cable Eric Asimov is … Continue reading

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