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Richard Auffrey
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All About Greek Wine & Spirits
" Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was every granted by the gods to man ." -- Plato For over 4000 years, wine has been a significant element of Greek culture, something few other wine regions can say. The Greek word for wine, which can be traced...
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Thursday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ******************************************************** 1) On Monday, January 23, at 6:30pm,  Legal Sea Fo...
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Rant: Dine Out More This Winter
Over the weekend, it snowed much of the day on Saturday, with some local areas receiving over a foot of snow. Driving at times was treacherous and a number of people, including myself, canceled plans for the evening. I was supposed to head over to a friend'...
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Cheers For National Whipped Cream Day
Who doesn't love whipped cream? It tops so many different desserts and dishes, from a dollop atop an ice cream sundae to a mound atop a Belgian waffle. You'll find it atop hot chocolate and frappes, creme brûlée and bread pudding. I'm certainly a huge fan o...
Who doesn't love whipped cream? It tops so many different desserts and dishes, from a dollop atop an ice cream sundae to a mound atop a Belgian waffle. You'll find it atop hot chocolate and frappes, creme brûlée and bread pud...
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Rant: No Predictions, Only Desires
The New Year, 2017, has arrived! Predictions for the New Year are basically useless. At the end of the year, the vast majority of predictions will have failed to come to fruition and even those that do are probably due more to luck than any actual ability t...
The New Year, 2017, has arrived! Predictions for the New Year are basically useless. At the end of the year, the vast majority of predictions will have failed to come to fruition and even those that do are probably due more t...
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Thursday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ******************************************************** 1)  Start the New Year off right with a pop-up bru...
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ********************************************************** 1) Start the New Ye...
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Rant: A Brave Restaurant In Melrose
I wish more restaurants could be brave, willing to take risks to stay true to a concept or cuisine. However, I understand the market factors which make that difficult for some restaurants, which feel they must cater to their customers, diluting their concep...
I wish more restaurants could be brave, willing to take risks to stay true to a concept or cuisine. However, I understand the market factors which make that difficult for some restaurants, which feel they must cater to their ...
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Seafood Mastery With Chef Uri Jeremias at NECAT
Last month, I praised NECAT: A Culinary School Worthy Of Special Attention , as it is helping to fill the need for trained cooks as well as assisting local people, with challenging backgrounds, to move forward, leave their past behind, and start a new caree...
Last month, I praised NECAT: A Culinary School Worthy Of Special Attention, as it is helping to fill the need for trained cooks as well as assisting local people, with challenging backgrounds, to move forward, leave their pas...
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Thursday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ******************************************************** 1) Join Davio’s Chestnut Hill on Tuesday, January ...
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Advice For Attending The Boston Wine Expo
You're confronted with the opportunity to taste nearly 2000 different wines. There's no way you can taste all of them, or even a large percentage, so what should you do? What is the best strategy to handle this intimidating dilemma? What other advice should...
You're confronted with the opportunity to taste nearly 2000 different wines. There's no way you can taste all of them, or even a large percentage, so what should you do? What is the best strategy to handle this intimidating d...
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New Year's Eve Resolutions For My Readers
Happy New Year's Eve , and I hope you enjoy your celebrations this evening, whether you go out to a party or have a relatively quiet night at home. Have some bubbly, whether it is Champagne, Franciacorta, Cremant d' Alsace, Cava, or some other type of Spark...
Happy New Year's Eve, and I hope you enjoy your celebrations this evening, whether you go out to a party or have a relatively quiet night at home. Have some bubbly, whether it is Champagne, Franciacorta, Cremant d' Alsace, Ca...
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2016 In Review: A Collection of Favorite Lists
“ Everything’s better with some wine in the belly .” -- Tyrion ( Game of Thrones ) At the end of each year, I compile a number of lists of my Favorites of the past year: the top wines, restaurants, foods, cocktails, spirits, and more. These summary posts he...
“Everything’s better with some wine in the belly.” --Tyrion (Game of Thrones) At the end of each year, I compile a number of lists of my Favorites of the past year: the top wines, restaurants, foods, cocktails, spirits, and m...
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Food, wine, sake, and spirits writer & educator
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Food, wine, sake & spirits writer & educator:

Author of the Tipsy Sensei series.
 
Voracious reader with eclectic interests, including SF, fantasy, horror, thriller, history, food, wine, science, philosophy & more. 
 
MA Attorney
 
 
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  • Suffolk University Law School
    Law, 1985 - 1988
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