the wizard of wine
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the wizard of wine

“Winemaking and filmmaking are two great art forms. In both cases, you have to start with top notch raw materials whether it’s the land or a script.” That’s what Francis Ford Coppola when he came out with his Director’s Great Movies collection and made this Merlot, with grapes from Sonoma and Monterey counties. I love the … Continue reading

drink like a romanoff
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drink like a romanoff

Planning to binge The Romanoffs? Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s new show premiered on Amazon this month. Starring multiple MM alums, it’s 8 episodes about people who all think they’re descendants of Russian royalty. As for what to drink, most of the land in Russia isn’t suitable for grape growing but they actually do grow … Continue reading

bubbly for the emmys
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bubbly for the emmys

Luckily, Game of Thrones leads the Emmy nominations since the clips we’ll see are all we’re getting of this show for over a year! It’s killing me. For tonight’s awards, I’ll get through the pain with my personally-etched 70th anniversary bottle of Ferrari. Hailing from the Trentino area in Italy, the metodo classico Ferrari Brut has been the official … Continue reading