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WineSpectator.com: Members can reference our full archives of Owen Dugan’s columns and other articles on chocolate.
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WineSpectator.com: In his recent blogs, James Laube shares his early impressions of the 2010 California Pinot Noirs and 2009 Napa Cabernets that he has been tasting. Join the conversation with other members.
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