Archive for the Tag 'William Blackstone'

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Tartan Wines and Scottish Roots

Tartan Wines and Scottish Roots … I’m going to start with Scottish Roots. You’ll perhaps understand why I was very curious when approached to taste Tartan Cellars’ wines. With the early help of a family member, and then with the help of the Internet, I’ve traced my roots. Making it somewhat brief here: Charlemagne (April 2, […]

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The Zen of Oregon Wine

[Mt. Hood: taken while flying into Portland, OR] I just can’t get enough of Oregon. One of my dearest friends in life, Greg Lint, is the president of Oak Knoll Winery, and he keeps me so connected. Years ago, when I was working for Belvedere Winery, Oregon was one of the states where I sold […]

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Welcome to Labor Day… As kids return to school tomorrow, teachers all over the country are gong to ask, “What did you do on your summer vacation?” Remembering how I loved that question, this blog entry is inspired by my lost youth, and the lost youth of so many of my forefathers. It was they […]