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Entries from February 2008

Columbia Winery Cabernet 2004

February 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Columbia Winery Cabernet 2004

RATING: OK for my numb tongue!

What I thought: I really don’t have time to type much today, and besides…it’s Lent and this is painful for me… so I’ll make it short. Decent wine, good taste but not better than my regular favs. Rich tasting wine?… certainly some complications on [...]

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Another Missouri Winery!

February 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Hi everyone! I wrote a few days ago about a MO winery, Mount Pleasant Winery. I ran across a business friend of mine a while back and lo and behold, the business card he gave me was not what I expected. The dirty dog gave me a card naming Bethlehem Valley, a winery in Marthasville, [...]

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To Champagne or not to Champagne?

February 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I am so disappointed. I ran into some people recently down in Florida. They had a really cool business card for what sounded like a great thing for the Goodcheapwineguide guy. (AKA the Wine Oaf) Their card listed a site called They spoke of a site that, when finished, [...]

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Dream Job!

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Had the opportunity to run into a really fun and energetic wine person at a recent event. She has my dream job. Pixie Gerken is the , director of possibilities, for Mount Pleasant Winery based in Augusta , MO. How cool is that! This winery is near Branson, MO, a real [...]

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Lenten Sacrifice

February 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Well, I am on day 10 of giving up alcohol for Lent. Now… I can live without beer easy enough, until summer. Sometimes I just quaff a beer or two (or three if I’m outside) because I’m bored, working on a project and hate soda. But wait….no alcohol also means no [...]

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