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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 60

Things at Casa Armchair Sommelier are a little chaotic bat-scheiße crazy this week.  The marching band is marching, travel soccer is soccering, and my kids go back

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 59

Today’s words come from early 19th century English Romantic poet, John Keats.  I can’t say I’ve read much any Keats, but poetry people really seem to dig

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 58

I’ve been putting off reading Harper Lee’s “new” book, Go Set a Watchman.  It’s sitting on my night-stand, but I haven’t turned a single page. I’ve

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Way

On the way to the airport, a flowering artichoke at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Our theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge this week is:  On the Way.Our instructions:  In-between

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Photography 101, Day 12: Architecture

Today’s assignment is: Architecture.  We’re supposed to capture the beauty and/or complexity of architecture.  And then, we’re to shoot or convert the image to monochrome (black

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 3

These words come from another one of my all-time favorite books, Gone With the Wind. Sidebar:  It’s almost impossible for my fingers to type Gone with the Wind.

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Armchair Sommelier Wine Tasting Guide

Spice up your next party with our FREE wine tasting guide! Learn what to look, smell, and taste for while appreciating your favorite bottle. We’ve also included a printable tasting notes template and a tasting wheel.