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The Genius of Michael Vilim

Part 1 of 2 It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.  – Eric Hoffer Austin has, maybe surprisingly to some, many excellent wine resources in terms of wine collectors, wine erudition, wine bars, retailers, wine trade people, and wine friendly restaurants. There are probably few people

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How Sweet It Is . . .

 It probably seems odd to talk about dessert wine this time of the year. We tend to think about dessert wine as it relates to big holiday dinners, gathering family and friends around a meal to be shared and as we head straight into summer, most everyone is enjoying light, crisp, chilled whites or rosés.

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A Not New Wine Authority

As a wine blogger I spend a fair amount of time looking through other wine blogs and not infrequently I leave a comment while I’m there. I don’t plagiarize, nor do I look to other blogs to be competitive or inspired by ideas. In fact many of the subjects I post on my blog turn

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