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by Fred McMillin
"I'm giving a party and want to know the name of a wine that appeals more to ladies than men."
...(from my e-mail)
Seven ladies and seven men tasted 40 wines in my latest wine course. There were five that the feminine palates rated considerably higher than did the male palates. Here they are, with the biggest favorite listed last.
1st—The winner is our...
Wine of the Day
Richard Sanford,(pictured), made his first vintage of the winning varietal in 1980. My notes show the fourth vintage won Best of Show at a major competition; critics called it "world class." Today we're talking the 18th vintage:
1997 Sanford Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
When asked which Sanford Pinot vintage is best, he replies, "The next one!"
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