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Michael’s Book Club

By Michael Eigen

I hosted a group of parents from St. Ignatius school a few weeks ago for a wine tasting.  I had a great time and they were receptive and fun.  During the course of the evening, as I regaled them with wine facts we started to talk about books.  Books can’t replace tasting, but they can certainly  Continue reading

The Real Deal With Wine Ratings

There are many things that are interesting to me from the retail side of the wine business. Some of you know some of the things that I obsess over such as brand loyalty and vodka. There is another “wine thing” that I am continually amazed at and this is the phenomenon of “rating” a wine, especially the American 100 point system. Continue reading