Posts Tagged ‘Penniless Epicure’

Insulting Columnist

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One sometimes wonders why a paper would have one of its writers either knowingly or inadvertently insult the intelligence of readers. In the Feb. 4 column by Josh Perilo—the self described “Penniless Epicure”—we are told, “I know wine. There’s little else I truly have any depth of knowledge in.” His knowledge of wine may be [&hellip
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Oaky No More

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, The Penniless Epicure

It was so typical that I could have written the dialogue before even approaching the table. “Your house Chardonnay is from California?” the patron asked. “Yes sir.” Disgusted look from the patron; equally disgusted look from the patron’s wife. “We don’t really like California Chardonnay. Don’t really care for California wine in general,” he responded
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Bitchy Brew

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In the ever-changing world of wine, there are few constants. But every once in a while, you stumble on a wine that makes you remember why everyone makes such a fuss out of the stuff in the first place. I have found such a wine, and it has made me re-obsessed with a grape that [&hellip
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