Tag Archives: Paul Scotto

The Man, the Myth, the McClelland

There comes a time in the life of every curmudgeon, no matter how mordant or cynical or jaded, when he must—if only for a moment—wax a little sappy. When confronted with a new, powerful wine created by a potent, old-school … Continue reading

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Paul Scotto and a Gleam in His Old Man’s Eye

Last August, I wrote a piece about tasting a slew of sensational ciders with Paul Scotto in a motel room in Corning, New York, and—wannabe stand-up comic that I am—I prefaced it like this: ‘If the most exciting thing that’s … Continue reading

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John ‘The Guru’ McClelland: Last of the Old Guard

When the guy in the cartoon panel wants to ask the guru about the meaning of life, he has to climb up the side of some mountain in the Himalayas.  When I want to ask John McClelland about the meaning … Continue reading

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Beam Me Aboard, Scotto

If the most exciting thing that’s happened to you in a motel room this year has been tasting cider with Paul Scotto, welcome to my world. Nevertheless, I have raved about the family cidery— ‘Cider Brothers’, named for Paul and … Continue reading

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