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A Tuscan Wine Dinner & The Meaning of Life

A Tuscan Wine Dinner & The Meaning of Life

If there is one thing I have learned about wine it’s that wine drunk alone can only be good.  To be great it must be drunk with others.  This proved true on a recent night when friends new and old came together for a Tuscan wine dinner at Aurora in Brooklyn.  I had tried a...
Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino 2001 Barolo Riserva “Vigna dei Dardi”

Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino 2001 Barolo Riserva “Vigna dei Dardi”

Man walks into a wine shop… yes, that’s how this one goes.  Man walks into a wine shop; shop keeper is pushing several items, but a 2001 Barolo Riserva for $33.00 strikes a cord.  Producer is not well known to all parties, but buyer is thinking when is the last time he came across a...