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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2013

Summer Wines Made Simple

Matt Kramer
Issue: July 31, 2013

For the committed wine lover, the summer months offer a release from what Henry James memorably called "the wear and tear of discrimination." Being a wine lover can exact a certain toll, all that weighing and sifting and evaluating. It's part of the pleasure and the adventure of fine wine. The ease of summer brings a welcome relief. Yet this relief doesn't mean that summer wine-drinking has to be dull, stupid or even simplistic. Wine Spectator's Matt Kramer explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 2, 2013.

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