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Wine-Related Gifts For Your Host

Gift suggestions for your wine-loving friends.
If you are going to a special dinner party and want to bring your host something a little out of the ordinary, here’s a suggestion. Everyone who loves wine will also enjoy receiving a wine-related gift. A carefully selected present will usually adorn their home a lot longer than

Diary Of a Second-Tier Wine Writer

Sure, life at the top has its perks, but life near the top isn't so bad either.
Not being Robert Parker has its benefits. That’s pretty rarified air, up there on the first-tier of wine writing. People like Oz Clarke, Karen MacNeil and Jancis Robinson must thrive under stress. There’s a lot of pressure when