Tag Archives: The Wine Bible

Champagne

As every wine store in the country fills up with Champagne and sparkling wine, I’m still left wondering why an estimated 40% of all sparklers are sold between now and New Year’s. Forty percent! That means people (at least, Americans) … Continue reading

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The Back Label: 10,000 Hours Works Magic

Have you ever worried about how you’ll remember a wine’s flavors and aromas after several days have passed?  Well, as it turns out, all it takes is 10,000 hours. What’s your favorite method for remembering the taste of your favorite … Continue reading

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On The Voice of a Place and On Being Swept Away

  Today I had a moment that jolted me back to an essential emotion in wine. It was early in the morning and I was having coffee with Agustin Huneeus (senior) who along with his wife Valeria and son Agustin, … Continue reading

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The Amazing World of Long Meadow Ranch

I just spent the day with Ted Hall who I think is among the top ten game-changers who are advancing the culture of wine and food in America. Hall, a Stanford MBA and longtime McKinsey executive, owns Long Meadow Ranch, … Continue reading

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Exciting New Projects Afoot!

Dear Friends and Fellow Wine Lovers, I have a score of exciting new projects in the works right now. Check them out: • The NEW Wine Bible—after 5 years of research, writing and tasting 10,000 wines, I FINISHED IT! Look … Continue reading

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