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Bottle Notes, Random Musings, Zinfandel

Zinfandel: The All-American Wine

What better way to celebrate Independence Day, the most American of holidays, than with Zinfandel, the most American of wines? France can arguably lay claim to the best Syrah, Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Merlot and Chardonnay. Germany to the best Riesling. But the USA lays claim to the best Zinfandel!

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Cellar Management

Forgive Me Bacchus For I Have Sold Some Wine

Many fellow collectors express shock when I tell them I have sold some of my wine before: “I would never sell my wine!” This reaction always puzzles me. Most people have no problem selling stocks, personal belongings, cars, etc. Why would selling wine be any different?