Monthly Archives: November 2010

Syncline Wine Cellars 2008 Columbia Gorge pinot noir

Here’s hoping you had a happy Thanksgiving. I personally gained only four pounds after a day of gluttony that began with some sampling of some rare pork shoulder that was smoking in a kamado over in Mill Creek (yes, in … Continue reading

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Leonetti Cellar 2005 Columbia Valley merlot

Do you really think those TSA advanced imaging technology units (scanners) are serving its purpose? Here’s a short history. The technology was originally developed back in 2007 and the first wave of whole-body units were activated in March of this … Continue reading

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Chelan Estate Winery 2004 Estate Vineyard pinot noir

Gotta love those pageant-winning dames. Venezuela’s 1996 Miss Universe winner tweeted her concern about “these attacks between the Chinas.” Lady, if you had read my last post, it was between the Koreas! Of course, this is the same woman that … Continue reading

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Forgeron Cellars 2009 Boushey Vineyard marsanne

Oh Canada! That country’s industry minister told a gathering in Ottawa that the government’s digital strategy pleaded for more Canadian sex stories. Here’s my contribution, mate! Woodinville got up to about 25 degrees today. The last time the high was … Continue reading

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Sawtooth Winery 2005 Snake River Valley cabernet sauvignon (Idaho)

Only in Idaho. A 37 year-old woman, Kristina Ross, pretended to imitate a physician and started giving breast exams at local Boise-area nightclubs. She gave her fondled customers her office number, which happened to be that of a real plastic … Continue reading

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Abeja 2008 Walla Walla Valley syrah

Booze in the news. Some old-aged, creased fart paid $460 thousand for a bottle of 64 year-old Macallan single-malt whiskey in a Lalique decanter. Thankfully, the proceeds will go toward a charity that provides clean water to developing nations. That … Continue reading

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L’Ecole No 41 2008 Fries Vineyard semillon

Right in the heart of Washington wine country…the U.S. Dept. of Energy discovered an area of contaminated soil that is ten times the lethal limit of radioactivity. So if that Potholes-area chardonnay appears a little too fluorescent yellow without the … Continue reading

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