Monthly Archives: January 2011

Zeller Schwarze Katz 2008 Mosel riesling Qualitätswein

A Berlin citizen went to police to request protection from his wife of 18 years. No, this was not a case of domestic violence. He stated he was no longer able to serve her sexual demands. Although he slept on … Continue reading

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Ross Andrew 2009 Celilo Vineyard pinot gris

Let’s celebrate Two fer Tuesdays! Who cares if it’s Friday…has I ever been contained by limitations? I think not. In the urology department we have: (1) a CSU-Northridge math professor was caught on camera micturating on a colleague’s door on … Continue reading

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Stevens Winery 2009 Another Thought sauvignon blanc

I’ve had many inquiries from lovely women wanting to hang out with the wineman, but they just don’t realize how dangerous this venture could be. So, to clue all my lovely female followers in, if you can handle the following, … Continue reading

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Columbia Crest 2007 Grand Estates syrah

On this day back in 1848, James Wilson Marshall discovered some shiny flecks in a channel bed at Sutter’s Mill, which started the California Gold Rush and within three years, California became the 31st State of the Union. This event … Continue reading

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Betz Family Winery 2006 La Serenne syrah

Well, this has been a most interesting start to the year. I was strongly advised by a prominent winemaker to ‘kiss and make up’ with all the other local wine bloggers, so I duly complied and visited with as many … Continue reading

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2010 Grape Report for Washington State

This just in… The 2010 USDA Grape Release statistics report is out. Washington wine grape production was up 3% to 160,000 tons. White wine grape varieties consisted of just over 50% (80,100 tons) of the total tonnage (a 6% decrease) with white riesling … Continue reading

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Trouvaille Winery 2006 Columbia Valley cabernet sauvignon

Another reason to f*ck the Brits. Their government recently announced changes to serving booze to patrons by allowing the “schooner,” which is used in Australia to measure two-thirds of a pint. A glass of wine would be measured at 75ml, … Continue reading

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