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• Covering a three-day conference, even one about wine, is exhausting. Hope I did this one credit. And I got to spend time with my friend, the amazing Doug Frost.
• I was also able to work my friend “Burgundy Bob” into this paean to zinfandel.
• It’s no fun to be at a wine tasting around someone wearing too much perfume or cologne. So how do the people wearing the stuff manage?
• Even a wine lover a k a “grape nut” would probably not find the actual execution of the trickery at left amusing come Sunday.
• I don’t drink much of what the Brits call “supermarket wine,” but the folks who do are apparently in for some sticker shock.
• I need to find time to do what John Tilson did here: track down the most florid, pretentious wine descriptors of recent vintage.
• My friend Matt Weiland did a swell job covering the myriad Minnesota connections in the Willamette Valley.
• Finally, a clever if obvious ‘toon: