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La Dolce Vita

Geek was standing near the cold box in one of our favorite Michigan wine shops last week when a patron strolled in and asked: ‘do you have any cold Sancerre?’ We replied: ‘not sure, let’s see’. There was indeed a chilled Sancerre there, but it was $55 and apparently above her budget

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The Language of Wine

Geek recently described a wine to a young acquaintance, saying something like: ‘lean, but balanced overall’ and their reply was ‘you wine geeks and your wine speak; tell me in English’. We were sorta surprised: we thought that was English.

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Wine Geek tipping Point
Tipping Point

About 5 years ago, Geek noted on these pages a concerning trend: the unrelenting, upward march of the prices for Napa Cabernet. At the time, we wondered if they were going to ‘kill the golden goose’ which Napa was (is).

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Grapes of Wrath

Wine Geek is not one to declare his hair is on fire very often: crises and emergencies are part of life so addressing such things should be done calmly and logically.

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