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Ravenswood: Better Living Through Joel Peterson’s Chemistry—Particularly C2H5OH

First off, I love how Ravenswood rolls off the tongue; it conjures up Gothic images—remote, crumbling castles on windswept moors filled with persecuted virgins and hereditary curses. The Ravenswood label, a cryptic crest displaying a trio of stylized ravens with … Continue reading

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MacMurray Ranch: ‘Sons’ goes Sonoma

To my generation, the name ‘Fred MacMurray’ will never quite free-associate with Barbara Stanwyck or any indemnity, double or otherwise.  He’ll never be Lieutenant Keefer with a glass of wine tossed in his face after the Caine gobs mutinied. He … Continue reading

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