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Food & Wine Thursdays: In Praise of the Other Burgundy

I love Burgundy. Of the world’s prestigious wine regions, it is probably my favorite, assuming we’re using the conventional France-Italy-Northern California axis of prestige in this conversation. French Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Bourgogne are, simply, put among the best … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: The Schadenfreude of Counterfeit Wine

It has been with much bemused glee that I have followed the saga of wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan and his long list of easily-duped Bordeaux and Burgundy collecting clientele. Here’s a quick shorthand for this scandal that has rocked the … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Drink This, Not That – Sensible Alternatives to France’s Big-Ticket Wines

It is with much sadness, but not without a long-felt sense of inevitability, that I report Wine Spectator’s final collapse into total senility. But we can take comfort in knowing that, if you eliminate subscribers over 50 years old, those … Continue reading

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