When It Rains, It Pours

The worst part of our recent college tour to New York and Massachusetts was the constant rain and unseasonably cool temperatures. But we, really I, as my daughter isn’t yet a citizen of the wine world, ran into enough wine-related disappointments to give the weather a run for its money, or at least compound its discomfort. Here’s the […]

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Right As Rain

I love New York. Really, I do. And I love it, along with eastern Massachusetts, a bit more after the ten days I just spent there. What are some of the pluses I ran into during my time back east? Well, to steal a page from that NYC television icon, David Letterman, here’s today’s Top Ten, mostly wine-related, […]

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Hope Springs Eternal

The best way for restaurants to make money from their wine lists is to charge less. I know that sounds counter-intuitive, and to some restauranteurs it’s a mix of lunacy and stupidity, but it makes complete sense. If wine is more affordable, people will be more inclined to drink it. If, when new guests are seated, they […]

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