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Let them eat sweets
I knew of a boy whose mother would give him cottage cheese with peaches and call it an ice cream sundae. He gobbled...
Third time’s a charm
With all of the frost, fungi, and fruit flies that Virginia winemakers have to fret over, it’s easy to forget that...
A star is born
Assuming his new post as executive chef of Glass Haus Kitchen this past fall, Ian Boden had big shoes to fill—but...
I’ve always been proud to be an equal opportunity lover of wine. Sure, I’m not wild about anything too buttery or...
With days this cold and dark, a little trickle of sweetness goes a long way to cure a mean case of cabin fever. But...
Will the tyranny of Robert Parker’s 100-point system...
In December, Robert Parker, the 65-year-old lawyer-cum-wine-scoring demigod, sold a substantial portion of his...
A French jewel in the Virginia
You can’t fake charm. It’s got to come naturally, and it does for Nellysford, the little town nuzzled in the bosom of...
Brunello di Montalcino’s under the Tuscan shadow
Americans have a love affair with Tuscany and few grapes are as quintessentially Italian as the cherished region’s...
Forgive me, organs, for I have
If the holiday season’s been a gluttonous rampage that began with leftover Halloween candy and ended with the roof...
Pick your poison carefully
If you are reading this on New Year’s Day, then chances are that even your own inner reading voice is hurting your...
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