Ten years ago, when I was a neophyte oenophile, the Benziger family came to do a tasting. They brought fresh pressed, 9-hour old, raw, unfiltered Syrah grape juice.
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Mark T. Card is a native Texan and founder and generalissimo of Accidentalwine.blogspot.com. When he's not pontificating about wine, he's teaching 18-22 year olds about politics. He's wandered the halls of some of the best universities in the country and the greatest vineyards in the world. His triumvirate of passions - politics, wine and writing - have kept him poor in money but rich in experience his entire life.