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Côte-Rôtie: Prost! To The Roast With The Most

Among their myriad character flaws, the French are ludicrously and endlessly poetic.  Thus, the Northern Rhône appellation Côte-Rôtie, which receives an inordinate amount of sunshine, has a name translated as ‘The Roasted Slope’. And since that’s not quite poetic enough … Continue reading

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Tête-à-Tête Wine: Pardon their French

For us hard drinkers, the Niagara of ‘easy drinking’ wines on the market is like a kick in the beer nuts. In general, when the ‘easy drinking’ tag is looped around a product’s neck, it refers to gentle, unassuming buzz … Continue reading

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