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The ‘Grade-School Play’ Concept of Writing Wine Books

People in Traverse City don’t seem to understand the ‘grade-school play’ concept, at least when it comes to wine books. Take the main branch of the Traverse City Library on Woodmere.  Please. On Wednesday, I made my dutiful, semi-annual trip … Continue reading

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Regina Gaines: Pure Vinspiration

If you are old enough to remember the sitcom ‘Cheers’, you’ll recall it as a neighborhood bar where everybody knew your name.  Then as now, that seemed like a cool little destination joint to have in your hip pocket when … Continue reading

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Buy My Book Or God Will Destroy You

Let’s not equivocate here, kay kay?  Even stone-cold atheists recognize that I am one of God’s favorites. My mother recognized it at birth when she noticed that my pupils were horizontal rather than round; my father recognized it during my … Continue reading

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