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    Boy Makes Wine: A White Merlot Story

    Things have been quiet around here lately. Today I’m sharing the kitchen partner’s latest project: 30 bottles of White Merlot he bottled just before the holidays. Have I mentioned my husband has a thing for wine? The week I started this blog he was bottling a German white. I pick restaurants for desserts, he checks the wine menu first. He’s dragged me to most of the wineries in Minnesota (as if it’s all that painful to spend a Saturday afternoon with chocolate and a flight of wine!) And our last vacation was to Napa Valley to ride the wine train, which has been on his bucket list for ages. His…