“Wow” wines under $200

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An old friend recently asked me to provide him with some wine selections as he’s a relative novice and wanted to step up his game. Below are some not-necessarily-life-changing-wines but ones that have the potential to change your entire perspective on wine if you haven’t ‘dug deep’ for a bottle in the $80 – $200….

Wine Podder of the Month – Me!

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It has been a most interesting and enjoyable experience attempting to create wine with the WinePod so far.  You can read more about my adventures here: WinePodder of the Month – Eric Porres

The best intentions for this site

Over the past couple of months I’ve been taking inventory of the various ways in which I communicate, whether is be for myself to keep track of news and information (on NetVibes), externally through tweets, Facebook updates, NYGrapes updates, dojo updates, or this blog.  In short, while I hope to keep this site fresh, you….

Wine Library #504 – Vintage Bordeaux (1988)

Great show: http://tinyurl.com/5dj4bu ’88 Cos D’Estournel ’88 Margaux ’88 Latour Good conversation about relevance of ratings and storage, etc.


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Check out my nygrapes site for some nifty articles on all things wine related.

Check out NYGrapes.com!

A shameless promotional plug for www.nygrapes.com, a Web site I started a year ago for a wine group I started a year ago.  Lots of tasty wine articles, tasting notes, and links to other oenophilic delights.

The WinePod Appears on CNBC!

A good friend who moved out to the west coast introduced me last year to Greg Snell, co-founder and CEO of ProVina, the makers of the WinePod, a state-of-the-art tool for small lot artisan winemaking.  Check out his appearance on CNBC’s Power Lunch segment today.

2006 Wine Spectator Top 100

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Have drunk some…want to drink more!  Click here for Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines of 2006.  Includes videos, charts, archives, etc.