I was sitting in my office this morning tasting 2003 Tuscan reds, and my West Highland Terrier, Archie, started barking outside the door into the backyard. He looked terrified. In fact, he jumped through his dog door like he had seen a ghost.
I looked out the window, and a female wild boar the size of a New York hot dog stand was walking outside the door. She must have been 150 pounds or so. My colleagues Jo Cooke and Rosanne Quagliata and myself decided to confront the beast. And we found another one around the corner. Confronting massive wild boar is not a good idea. Luckily, the two decided to leave and run down the slope into the forest.
Tasting days in Tuscany are normally not so exciting. In fact, the 2003 vintage is a bit of beast. There’s everything imaginable, from great wines to alcoholic and diluted ones.
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