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Fifty Shades of Grape

Author: Tim Nodland “Whip me, squeeze me, make me wine…” Christian Grey begins the evening by sharing a bottle of wine from his cellar with his lady conquest. After a few glasses, when her cheeks are slightly flushed, he quietly takes her hand and leads her to his secret red room for a passionate liaison. […]

Wine: Great Legs and a Firm Ass

Author: Tim Nodland Almost every time I attend a wine tasting I hear some know-it-all say that a wine is well made because it has “great legs”. When someone refers to “great legs” they are referring to the droplets of liquid coming down the side of the wine glass like tears.  Pick up your glass, […]

Top Walla Walla Merlot Vineyards

Author: Tim Nodland Walla Walla is home to some of the greatest Merlot vineyards in the world. Among the great vineyards of this AVA, three stand out for exceptional Merlot. Each vineyard has distinctive flavor characteristics. Seven Hills Vineyard. This vineyard is located in the southern portion of the Walla Walla wine growing region or […]

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Carmenere – The Lost Grape, Recently Rediscovered

“…the grape yields medium body, elegant wines that are spicy, exotic, and enticing with wild berries, cherries, and a distinct note of cracked black peppercorn.”

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