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Food & Wine Thursdays: In Pursuit of Balance 2011

I spent a couple hours yesterday at the “In Pursuit of Balance” tasting in West Hollywood. The tasting, organized by sommelier and author Rajat Parr and Jasmine Hirsch, sales and marketing director of her family’s eponymous winery, “seeks to promote … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: A Brief Word About Our Infatuation With French Grape Varietals

The current wine world is one in which all of those grape varietals deemed “normal” by not just the wine-drinking public but also many (alleged) wine journalists and sommeliers are those grapes bearing French names: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon … Continue reading

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