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You’re welcome. No, seriously, you’re going to thank me later. Because my latest for Fix.com, titled How to Avoid a Hangover, is now live, and reading it just might save you some future pain. What I found most fascinating in researching our collective…
You’re welcome. No, seriously, you’re going to thank me later. Because my latest for Fix.com, titled How to Avoid a Hangover, is now live, and reading it just might save you some future…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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One of the staples of my recent speaking gigs to wine marketing types has been that wine, having achieved extraordinary success in the USA in recent years, are now a big target. A small example: During a speaking gig at Taste Washington, I remember seeing…
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We’ve got a brand new episode in my ongoing Furmint Adventures series, this time exploring the modern-take-on-tradition that is Holdvölgy Winery. That modern take on well-proven styles isn’t just part of the winemaking; it’s literally built into the…
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So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant…
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“As the world fell, each of us in our own way was broken. It was hard to know who was more crazy… me… or everyone else.” – Max Rockatansky, Mad Max: Fury Road I think the wine judging world has officially gone batsh*t crazy. More on that in a minute. As…
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Ok, so I am a weeeeeee bit late on the wine product round-up for January 2016 (I blame travel, and drinking, both of which constitute “work” in my bizarre-but-fantastic life). This month, I’ve got only one product to feature; a small one, with a…
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Last year, I did a sort of double-dip on the Italian wine community. I traveled on a media tour to Asti in the north (to eat fried cow brain and other fantastically odd delicacies, while getting immersed in all things Ruchè). And, since I was in Italy…
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Tom Wark recently asked me to chime in for an article he was considering for his blog, on the topic of whether or not interest in wine blogs was waning. I offered my views, some of which are quoted in his thoughtfully-considered piece. As to whether or…
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Just in case you’re not quite totally sick of me yet, my latest feature for Palate Press was recently published, with the focus (words and photos) on the unsung red grape variety of Piedmont: Ruchè (I traveled the area last year as a media guest).…
Just in case you’re not quite totally sick of me yet, my latest feature for Palate Press was recently published, with the focus (words and photos) on the unsung red grape variety of Piedmont:…
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Grand Poobah of 1WineDude.com. Also long-time IT pro for some big companies.
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  • 1WineDude.com
    Grand Poobah, 2012 - present
  • Mars, Incorporated
    IT Service Manager, PMO, 1997 - 2011
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Musically-inclined wine guy, dad, hubby, bass player & sometimes hiney-shaker. Grand-Poobah of 1WineDude.com (come visit; I don't bite, but I do spit).
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Joe Roberts.  Yes, the guy from Wilmington, DE who no one ever expected to get into wine.
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My wine blog has won some awards. I also play bass fairly funkily for a little Italian guy.
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  • Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
    Information Science
  • Saint Joseph's University
    English Lit.,/MIS, 1990 - 1994
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1WineDude
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The end of the wine business as we know it?
winecurmudgeon.com

Big Wine, Big Retail, and Big Distributor are changing the wine business, and it's not a pretty sight.

The Mother Vine: Livermore Reconsidered - PALATE PRESS
palatepress.com

While rarely mentioned in the same breath as Napa, Sonoma, or Paso Robles, it could easily be argued that no other area has been more import

How to Help Lake County After the Fire
www.vinography.com

How to Help Lake County After the Fire. The fires in Lake County still burn. While they are 97% or 100% contained, that only means they are

Kreatív Online - Nyilvános az Online Video Award shortlistje
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57 munkából 25 alkotás került a döntőbe. Rendhagyó díjátadó lesz az Ankertben, a győztes munkákat levetítjük.

What You’re Missing: Turkish Wines
www.snooth.com

. Turkish wines aren’t exactly at the forefront of our collective fine wine consciousness in the West. That’s a shame, because in Turkey we

Furmint Adventures Episode 4: Paulay Winery
www.1winedude.com

In episode four of my Hungarian jaunt in search of dry Furmint, I visit Paulay Winery and guest house. Yeah, the sertting is just as pretty

1WineDude
www.1winedude.com

There have been some behind-the-scenes changes going on here at 1WD HQ. The more observant among you will notice that I finally ditched the

Turning Wine Passion into Profession
www.snooth.com

The real scoop on becoming a Certified Specialist of Wine.. Once the purview of wine professionals, restaurant staff, and the geekiest of vi

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