Monthly Archives: March 2011

Springtime in a Bottle: Joseph Phelps Vineyards 2009 Eisrebe

We are now experiencing, as Dickens so aptly put it, “those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold.” In response to such seasonal uncertainties, I      suggest that there are two splendid wine-related strategies for keeping … Continue reading

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Letters To My Sons: A Leafy Omen?

Note: Two of my worthless and underserving sons live in Boulder, Colorado. And I do not. Dear Sons: While walking the dogs this morning in the chill air, I began thinking about the progress of the four seasons during my … Continue reading

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Wine Recommendation: The Federalist 2008 Visionary Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

Alexander Hamilton is          justifiably celebrated as one of the Founding Fathers of our Republic, and his           contributions to “The        Federalist Papers” are        required reading for any student of American history. Just as importantly, he was an enthusiastic champion for the … Continue reading

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Letters To My Sons

I have decided to share some of the emails that I send to my sons, since the matters that I address in them are the same ones that preoccupy most human beings. Dear Sons: When I was a lad growing … Continue reading

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