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It’s hard not to take it to the internet when you receive bad service. But sometimes you need to spread the word when people get it right, too. Today, I salute Odd Bins.   A while ago I purchased a mixed case of wine from Odd Bins to practice blind tasting. One night I had […]

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Wine costs vary significantly in France; especially when you consider the price tags attached to top Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. However France is rife with bargains too. There is plenty of wine from less expensive areas which are less laborious  to produce and are, therefore, a bit easier on the back pocket. So when some friends […]

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How cool is it when someone can tell what wine they are drinking just by swirling, sniffing and sipping it? At the beginning of my career I was wowed by someone with this skill, and I have been developing it myself ever since. If you want to impress your friends or just get a kick […]

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