Monthly Archives: November 2010

Of Turkey and Turkeys: Three Thanksgiving Wine Recommendations

I will be spending Thanksgiving in Boulder, Colorado this year, in the testing company of my three wayward sons. I know that sentimentalists will expect me to write something smarmy about holiday feasts enjoyed with family and friends, but I … Continue reading

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Autumn: Visual Haiku

Poets have always been enchanted by autumn, not the least because it is the most paradoxical of seasons, first blessing us with the harvest bounty and then confronting us with the stubblefield. Thus, autumn can be appreciated as an extended … Continue reading

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Wine Recommendation: Dry Creek Vineyard 2006 The Mariner

Sailors have always been masterful storytellers, and perhaps the greatest of all sea tales begins with words familiar to every student of Western Civilization: “It is time that I told you of the disastrous voyage Zeus gave me.” While not … Continue reading

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