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Daedalus Howell writes wine reviews in his own inimitable style, which you can have for yourself by hiring him to manage your wine blog content.


How Sean Thackrey’s Pleiades Became Your Favorite Triple Vowell Wine

So, the 24th edition of Sean Thackrey’s Pleiades (label babel: vintage indecipherable unless you read the pithy romance copy; varietal unspecific – it’s a...
Balletto Vineyards

Why Balletto Vineyards Pinot Noir is the Best Friend You Wish You Had

The Balletto Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, is an old friend who drops in out of the blue, regales the table with...

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From Kendall-Jackson with Love (and So Much Food and Wine)

As the editor of a wine blog, my inbox runneth over with Valentine-themed wine pitches. It's like celebrating V-Day in my grammar school, when...
Wine in a Can

Wine in a Can: And So it Begins (again), from Backpack to Book Club

Wine in a can. Remember a decade ago when the big debate was cork versus cap? Simpler times, my friends. Now, we’re entering a...
Mr. Beast

I’ll Never Be Your Mr. Beast of Burden: Portrait of a Zinfandel

Go to a fancy restaurant. Order the chocolate torte. Mash the customary raspberry garnish into the torte with your fork. Acquire an old specimen...