U.S. Wine

Local in Colorado

Seek local knowledge. This advice – demonstrated below – is valuable.  The surprise is that today, local knowledge highlights aspects of both worlds – what’s

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Black Mesa Magic

Misaligned with reality is the belief that New Mexico, one of the fifty states that comprise the United States of America, is part of the

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Moving on from Davis?

When wine mysteriously turns brown in the movie Bottle Shock, the puzzled winemakers visit an expert at the University of California at Davis, who rapidly solves

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Gratitude

It’s April Fool’s Day – but this is no joke. I just wanted to give thanks and appreciation to many people I’ve met during the

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Sunset, Savor, and Syrah

In early October, Sunset Magazine hosted an event at the Santa Margarita Ranch outside of San Luis Obispo, California.  Titled Savor the Central Coast, the event highlighted food and

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A Napa Romantic

In the town of Napa, California, I join Autumn Millhouse for lunch.  We meet on First Street inside Ristorante Allegria.  She wears a white shoulderless

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The Wine Shack

Within a store named the Valley Wine Shack, located on a street named Napa in the town of Sonoma, only 15 percent of the stocked

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