TWO CABS, NO WAITING at BLUMENHOF

Did you know that Cabernet Sauvignon is currently the most-planted wine grape in the world?  [Believe it or not, just a few years ago that honor was claimed by the Spanish white variety called Airén.  If you've never heard of it, you have lots of company.]  These days, almost everywhere red wine is grown (especially […]

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HO! HO! HO! ALL WINES are now $8.88 in Merry Olde Dutzow!

Where does the time go?  Suddenly, we’re coming up on the end of 2015.  Unbelievable.  Seems like we were just picking grapes.  Were we just napping?  Anyway, now that we’re closing in on 2016, it’s time for the year’s Top Ten Lists, which customarily look backward at the year’s best books, movies, restaurants, sex scandals, etc.  […]

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A Whole Month of Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest in Münich runs from September 19th to October 4th this year.  If you were hoping to fly over the pond and experience the Old World Oktoberfest you may be out of luck.  Thankfully, the New World Oktoberfest in Dutzow (Missouri’s oldest German settlement) has just started.  Unlike Oktoberfest in Germany, ours will last the […]

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