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Open That Bottle Night XIII

Tonight marks the thirteenth annual Open That Bottle Night, the truly original wine holiday created by Dottie Gaiter and John Brecher. What will you be drinking tonight and why? Perhaps even more important, w...
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2011 Redux: The Very Best Wine iApps

Editors' note: To close 2011, Palate Press: The online wine magazine will be featuring some of our top stories from the past year. Our second piece comes from Paul Mabray, Chief Strategy Officer of VinTank: Digital Think Tank for the Wine Industry, highlighting the most promising mobile wine apps by category.
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Introducing “Ask Palate Press”

We regularly receive emails from readers asking a wide variety of questions, from "where can I get the wine you just reviewed" to "what wine goes with the deer by brother-in-law killed and insists on serving with Christmas dinner?"
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The Sensual Side of Pinot Noir: Redux

Potent and provocative, the scent of fermenting grapes saturated the air. Every step forward through the must of warm, soft, Pinot Noir grape clusters felt like trying to move quickly through a swimming pool with leg weights on. The cap was heavy and hard to stir. Yet we persevered, mixing the juice and cap to extract maximum color, flavor and tannin.