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Burgundy v US - a human perspective
30 Nov 2010 by Alder Yarrow
San Francisco-based Alder Yarrow of vinography.com , who wins awards for his blog with impressive frequency, shares with us one thing that struck him forcibly during his first immersion in Burgundian culture. (See also Tamlyn Currin's recent account of her first exposure to the Burgundy region.) I expected to learn a lot on my first visit to Burgundy. After years of tasting the region's wines at every opportunity afforded to me in San Francisco and during my travels abroad, I looked forward to the education that comes only from driving unpaved roads, tramping with muddy boots in the vineyard, and the conversations to be...

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