Living among the vineyards changes the way you look at wines. You (somewhat embarrassedly) discover that many things you knew to be true about wine; just are not. I think this makes it very difficult to report on wine in general. When you live there you understand wines as extensions of both the vineyards and people who made them and you see things in them you did not see before. Now that my travels have taken me back from Italy to Oregon's Willamette Valley, I have come to the understanding that I can no longer report on Italian wines with the same depth of understanding that I did when I lived there. It order to expand my wine commentary to a broader range of wines I am closing this blog and opening a new blog and forum called Wine Camp and I invite you to join me there. The new addresses are:
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