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06.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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THE INTIMATE INNER LIFE OF OUR LIFELINE

Article by: Harvey Finkel, MD - Our blood vessels are not simply passive conduits, but are actively engaged in self-preserving defenses against the stresses they must put up with every millisecond. This is particularly true of arteries, vital carriers of blood laden with oxygen and nutrients to our tissues under high pressure and often amid punishing turbulence. As defenses inevitably will eventually falter, determined by genetic and lifestyle factors, atherosclerosis develops, risking heart attack, stroke and other complications, the by-far most [...] Read More »

MARCO de BARTOLI: A REMEMBRANCE

Article by: Bill Nesto, MW - Marco de Bartoli was one of the key protagonists in the development of a quality Sicilian wine industry. Without the support of the Marsala wine trade, he proposed a version of Marsala that harked back to its historic roots and made no compromises to quality. He awakened Italy to the luscious dessert wines of Pantelleria. He brought attention to the two key vine varieties that composed his version of Marsala and the genre of Passito [...] Read More »

NINER WINE ESTATES

Article by: Harvey Finkel - Through an informative recent visit, I have had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with a winery previously unfamiliar to me, Niner Wine Estates. Located in Paso Robles, it again confirms that each of California’s Central Coast winegrowing areas is distinctive.Paso Robles, about half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco, lies near the inland, southeastern end of the Salinas Valley, too far from Monterey to be cooled much by the Pacific marine air [...] Read More »

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