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Richard Auffrey
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Brazilian Wine: Salton's Bubbly to Tannat
The wines of Argentina and Chile are already fairly well known to wine drinking consumers. Uruguayan wines are just starting to gain entry through the door, impressing those wine lovers who have tasted them. Brazilian wines have just started knocking at the...
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2013 Joan d'Anguera Altaroses: A Garnacha Prize
The Priorat wine region of Spain receives plenty of accolades and media attention. Wine lovers often know about the region and its highly prized wines. Priorat wines though can be expensive, often making them more a special occasion wine. A lesser known win...
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Rant: Diversity & Blogs
Diversity is important for all of us, helping to broaden our experiences, to open our minds to new ideas, and to eliminate our biases and prejudices. The person who only drinks Chardonnay would benefit from tasting a variety of other white wines. The person...
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Mellasat Vineyards: A White Pinotage
Pinotage can be a polarizing grape, one that you either love or hate. However, I believe that much of the criticism is due to some poor examples from the past, and not a proper tasting of the wines that now are being produced in South Africa . I've long bee...
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Friday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a special Friday edition of Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events..
******************************************************** 1) Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 7, from...
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Pearson Farm: Georgia Pecans
The Pecan is the only tree nut that is native to the U.S., with Georgia leading the country in pecan production, and has for over one hundred years. The U.S. produces more than 80% of the world's pecans and 14 states grow pecans, though most are from Georgi...
The Pecan is the only tree nut that is native to the U.S., with Georgia leading the country in pecan production, and has for over one hundred years. The U.S. produces more than 80% of the world's pecans and 14 states grow pec...
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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)  Vine Brook Tavern , located in downtown Lexin...
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Puritan & Co. Natural Wine Dinner
Puritan & Co. , located in Inman Square, is one of those restaurants that shows a true passion for wine. Sommelier Peter Nelson has composed an interesting and diverse  wine list and on the first Wednesday of each month, he hosts a special Wine Wednesday ev...
Puritan & Co., located in Inman Square, is one of those restaurants that shows a true passion for wine. Sommelier Peter Nelson has composed an interesting and diverse wine list and on the first Wednesday of each month, he hos...
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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) Chef Brian Dandro at the Royal Sonesta Boston ...
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Rant: The Day After, Tired & Beat
What group of people is the most tired and beat today, making Monday an even tougher ordeal than usual? Yesterday was Mother's Day , a holiday where we honor one of the most important person in our lives. It was a day to treat our mothers, allowing them to ...
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An Early History of Sake Brewing in British Columbia
When was the first Sake brewery constructed in North America? As I previously wrote, in An Expanded History of Sake Brewing in the U.S. , the first Sake brewery in the U.S. started producing Sake in 1902, though there had been an earlier idea, which did not...
When was the first Sake brewery constructed in North America? As I previously wrote, in An Expanded History of Sake Brewing in the U.S., the first Sake brewery in the U.S. started producing Sake in 1902, though there had been...
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Rant: Hating Beer & Other Drinks
I don't hide the fact that I generally dislike beer , primarily because I don't like the taste of hops. It would be simple for me to write off beer, to never again sample or taste it. I have seen other people do exactly that with other beverages. There are ...
I don't hide the fact that I generally dislike beer, primarily because I don't like the taste of hops. It would be simple for me to write off beer, to never again sample or taste it. I have seen other people do exactly that w...
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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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