Dodd-Frank, Obama & China’s Wine Speculators

Gas prices have not doubled under the Obama Administration. Folks who continue to repeat this myth, including my dear brother, are simply wrong. Then why does this “untruth” keep getting repeated? Because the proponents of this urban legend are providing selective data to their audience. What? Cherry-picking facts? Comparing apples to oranges? ┬áNo, they say, my news source wouldn’t lie to me! Especially not so close to an election of Epic Importance! Well wake up […]

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The Label Project: Contest Clues for Wine 3

This week Another Wine Blog is participating in The Label Project, a global initiative to go beyond the label, uncover the true character of the wine inside the bottle, and the uniqueness of the region behind it. We, as well as, over 140 bloggers from 12 different countries were invited to participate. Our wine adventure began with a well-known book and a cryptic e-mail. We then received 3 wines and corresponding clues designed to help […]

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The Label Project Contest: Wine 2 Clues

As we told you on Sunday, Another Wine Blog is participating in The Label Project, a global initiative to go beyond the label, uncover the true character of the wine inside the bottle, and the uniqueness of the region behind it. We, along with over 140 bloggers from 12 different countries were invited to participate. Our wine adventure began with a copy of Catcher in the Rye and a cryptic e-mail. We then received 3 […]

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The Label Project: Wine 1 Contest Clues

We are participating in The Label Project, a global initiative to go beyond the label, uncover the true character of the wine inside the bottle, and the uniqueness of the region behind it. Over 140 bloggers from 12 different countries are invited to participate. You will recall our little journey began with a book. Then we received 3 wines and clues to help determine the region of the wine and the varietal. You can play […]

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Wine Tasting Blind: The Label Project Contest

Part of any respectable sommelier program includes identification of wines through only the wine student’s sensory perceptions. Be it the Court of Master Sommeliers, Institute of Masters of Wines or International Sommelier Guild, to name a few, the student learns to identify the grape varietal, region of origin, alcohol by volume and often even the vintage of the wine, simply through sight, smell and taste. Joe learned to do so through courses with the International […]

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Wine Bloggers’ 5-Year Reunion: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Redux

Thoughts of attending a high school reunion lead to a barrage of emotional responses. From “I Can’t Wait!” to “Not just no; but Hell, No!” and plenty in-between, a reunion is different things to different people. For one whom high school was the pinnacle of his existence, it is a chance to relive the memories and for a brief time forget that he is no longer the star quarterback, the debate team ace or she […]

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The Water of Life

Life without passion is no life at all. Some people have a single passion, that one overriding interest that makes everything else fade to gray. While many hit that level of dedication to a singular interest at times in life, few maintain such a focus indefinitely. Then there are folks like me with many passions that all require laser-like focus for periods of time and then–SQUIRREL–WTF was that? Uh, where was I? Oh yes, passions… […]

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Money, Guns and Workers: The True Meaning of Labor Day

After six days of wine tasting and pairing in Portland and Carlton, Oregon, we headed on a walking tour of the city and landed at Powell’s City of Books. Since Joe and I are secretly book nerds (we used to go on dates in Houston’s West Alabama Bookstore) we spent about three hours there. It clearly was not enough time to see the whole thing — but with only one full day to discover the […]

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She Said, He Said: Impressions of a Grand Wine Event

The more wine we drink, the more apt we are to forget what it is like to attend a wine event as simply a consumer. That is why we like to let others give their impressions to our readers as well. Every year one winemaker or another invites us to attend events during Wine and Food Week in The Woodlands, and we always have a conflict – the main one being that the venue is […]

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