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High Tone Harmony

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Savio Soares made a name for himself as a wine director in top New York restaurants, working for chefs like Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. In 2002 he moved to Germany with his wife and newborn son, at which point he started importing wine to the U.S. and commuting between continents. Now, after a decade in business, he is one of the most respected purveyors of small-production wine in the States.

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Beast Wine: Bandol for the Winter Win

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North of the sleepy coastal village of Bandol, tucked below the soaring ridges of exposed red earth and white stone that mark the high Provençal countryside, lives a man whose reputation in the wine world reads something like a litany of Chuck Norris jokes, except that instead of a winking irony the jokes turn on the astonishing fact of their claims being actually true.

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Brando in Willamette: Part I

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The Lia's vineyard all had better color and organoleptic development. The problem they're starting to see out here with climate change pushing temperature up is "ripeness" in terms of Brix but withoutcorresponding organoleptic development. Waiting for that development sometimes means making a wine pushing 14-15%, losing the prettiness that is Pinot.

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