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Betz Family Winery 2012 Le Parrain

Do we miss Florida or waaaaat? A 68 year-old Lakeland pensioner was one of the solicitors in an undercover sweep of prostitutes. The following is a trail of his crime, not unlike a local wine blogger preparing to give a speech … Continue reading

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Betz Family Winery 2012 Cuvee Frangin red wine

Tasted at 56-64 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: perky garnet. Nose: shimmy blackberry, bodacious plum, Red Whips. Mouthfeel: full-bodied yet velvety. Tail trail: 8 seconds. Flavors: black currant, black plum, red currant, cherry, finely ground spices. Alcohol: 14.3%. … Continue reading

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Betz Family Winery 2009 Chapitre 3 syrah

It appears Greg P. Utt  and Sean Smellivan have been touring California lately as wine drinkers from Simi to San Fernando Valleys have reported a massive stench akin to a major fish die-off polluting their cheap wine dives. The interim … Continue reading

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Betz Family Winery 2011 Petite Rousse rose

A British scientific journal redacted a recent report of finding the oldest red blood cells that were recovered from a 5300 year-old mummy, Ötzi the Iceman, when researchers confused the blood sample with that from Paul Gwine. Speaking of fraud, … Continue reading

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Maison Bleue 2009 Au Contraire French Creek Vineyard chardonnay

As a tribute to the recent baseball all-star game and my being elected the manager for the wine equivalent, here’s my Washington All-Stars batting lineup: #1. This position is called the “leadoff hitter.” This wine should set the tone at … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Columbia Valley merlot

It’s about time someone had the balls to critique the tasting rooms of Woodinville. This is not the typical vague, passive-aggressive generalized rants like a typical ‘wine blogger’ like “Oh this wine is corked.” Oh boo-hoo. Call it out or stop your … Continue reading

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Betz Family Winery 2005 Le Parrain red wine

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on March 3, 2008: An $85 WA Bourdeaux blend…how preposterous, you say! Me too. That’s why I had to get some. Within an hour after I got my notice, I bought the limit of … Continue reading

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