Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. Statti Lamezia 2013 Rosso: A Southern Italian Rosso for the Winter Blues

    “Keep warm!”   I’ve heard it daily for weeks. In fact, I’ve said it myself on several occasions.  We don’t even want to deal with it anymore. We just keep plugging along.  So what do we do?  I’ll tell you what we do. We keep drinking wine, eating hearty food, and watching damn good movies. 

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  2. MacMurray Estate Vineyard 2012 Russian River Pinot Noir: A Pinot Noir for a great Film Noir

    This Sunday evening the Academy Awards will be broadcast.  While there are several movies worth watching and mentioning in several categories, today I have chosen to write about a film that is one of the best crime dramas ever made.  What is most shocking about this film is that it was nominated for seven academy awards but didn’t take away any. 

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  3. Domaine de La Casa Blanca 2010 Collioure: "You Must Remember This..."

    This Saturday is Valentine’s Day which in my opinion is the lamest of holidays unless you consider “Sweetest Day” which I’m sure very few people consider… anything.  Before you stop reading and start firing off angry messages, I implore you to keep reading.  I am not a cold, un-romantic guy. Honest!  Ask my wife. By the way, she hates this Hallmark inspired Holiday as well.  If you truly love someone, then everyday is Valentine’s Day.  Not this disaster prompted by fear, desperation or indifference.  Bad chocolate, cliché roses or even worse, cheap and lousy wine has nothing to do with love or romance.

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