“I want a trouble-maker for a lover:

Blood spiller, blood drinker, a heart of flame,

Who quarrels with the sky, and fights with fate,

Who burns like fire on the rushing sea.”

#862: From Rumi’s Kolliyaat-e Shams-e Tabrizi Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988) from the website The Iranian

Last week I participated in a wine tasting where we had the opportunity to chat live on Twitter with winemaker Austin Hope of @HopeFamilyWines from California’s Central Coast and makers of Treana, Liberty School, Austin Hope, Candor, and Troublemaker wines.

As part of a promotion for the Boston Wine Expo which celebrates wine, food, and culture from the greatest wine-growing regions of the world February 14-15, 2015 at the Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA. I was sent three wines for this tasting. Here are our thoughts on the B7 nad B8 TROUBLEMAKER.


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