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Caduceus Cellars 2010 Nagual De La Paciencia

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It's been a long time since I've dusted off a Tool CD. In fact, so long that I couldn't even find it. Damn near impossible to find online, too. So today I downloaded Puscifer to my library. Why? I needed to listen to some Maynard James Keenan music while drinking his wine.

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Eat your heart at Beaujolais nouveau

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Beaujolais nouveau will be released on Thursday. The iconic French red from this season’s harvest is a hit the minute it hits shelves. Matt Cookson likes to one up the Burgundy region, releasing the annual Wild Cañon Harvest blush rosé one full day ahead of Beaujolais.

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Carlson Vineyards 2000 Riesling

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What a treat. Seriously. This Carlson Vineyards 2000 Riesling has held up beautifully over the last dozen years and even impresses a tad more than the Carlson Riesling from 2003 that won “best in the world” bragging rights.

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Proof that vintage Colorado wine exists

Some Colorado wines can collect this much dust and still taste vibrant. Max Ariza will try to prove that during the Sept. 14 Life of Wine seminar.

In the late 1980s, Max Ariza had that wine moment that all of us cork dorks long for: He tasted the most remarkable wine of his drinking days. It was a 1949 Domaine Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne Chardonnay, a Grand Cru Burgundy that at the time was nearly 40 years old.

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The cure for drinking outside: govino ‘glass’ ware

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Here in Colorado, home to LWM headquarters, summer means parties in the park, parties in the woods and parties just about everywhere but inside. For a complete wino, this has always meant either bringing expensive glassware outside to get broken or suffer through drinking out of a cheap plastic cup of some kind.

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