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Some New Offices

I had the privilege of attending a party to showcase the new suites for an accountant. I went as a guest and the leasing agency for the building had a wonderful affair to show off the new units, along with the local chamber of commerce. 321 more words


Champagne Geoffroy, Volupte, Brut, Premier Cru, Ay, France, 12.5% abv

We enjoyed an informative and gracious visit to Champagne Geoffroy in June 2014 and while there purchased this bottle to use in a toast to honour of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary in August.   317 more words


Profilin': Mary McAuley of The Ripe Life Wines

Real talk about blogging: it’s difficult to come up with original AND compelling content on a weekly basis. I’m not a list person, at least online. 740 more words


2012 Columbia Crest Grand Estates Unoaked Chardonnay

Spring temperatures in Eastern Washington started off relatively cool but rose quickly, and the region soon settled in to a more typical weather pattern. Summer was predictably warm, without any prolonged excessive heat events, with temperatures rarely breaking 100° Fahrenheit. 161 more words


Mezzacorona 2012 Chardonnay

Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT, Trentino – Alto Adige, northern Italy; 13% ABV
$5 at the Berkeley, CA, store on 26 Aug

I think I’ve passed over this wine for a while because the name and label seemed pretty corny or bland to me.  148 more words

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With the Seasons

Our drinking choices change with the seasons. In the summer, I love the spry wines of Styria, such as the Welschriesling from Gross I wrote about a few days ago or the perfumed Gelber Muskateller by Gut Moarhof that I drank last night (also from Southern Styria). 191 more words