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FRIDAY’S FIVE

August is the second Washington State wine month of the year, with March being the first. Washington wine makes up about a third of the wines I taste over the course of a month. I thought it appropriate to share … Continue reading

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STAN’S PICK FOR JANUARY 2019

Since I am going to Italy in a couple months, how appropriate that I go there for my first pick of 2019. Not only is my “pick” from Italy, but it’s also from the region that I am visiting. I … Continue reading

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FRIDAY’S THIRTEEN…

In a weeks time, I taste a boatload of wine (seriously). I lot of my friends think I’m lucky. Well, they’re right, and I wouldn’t give this job up for the world. The only thing that makes my job hard, … Continue reading

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STAN’S PICK FOR FEBRUARY 2014…

2011 Franco Serra Barbera D’Alba (Piedmont, Italy)…$10. Aromas of tobacco, dust, black currants and perfumed cola. Soft tannins back notes of currants and blackberries with an edge of blueberries. There is a brightness to this Barbera up front with a … Continue reading

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