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Norm’s Tasting Notes: 2019 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc

The North Georgia Wine Advisor normwine@bellsouth.net normwine@charter.net 2019 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc #24-2021 The first time I remember seeing a wine get a perfect score of 100, was back in the eighties, and it was Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc, on the cover of the The Wine Spectator. ...

On the Water: Anglers take advantage of good weather

With gag grouper and red snapper season open, anglers took advantage of good weather. It’s a long run west into Gulf waters to get to depths that red snapper call home, but conditions over the week allowed anglers to box their limits of snapper. Red snapper, red grouper, a few big gag ...

Citizens’ needs and rights to clean water

To the editor: This week’s Guest Commentary in the Eagle expressed clearly the battle Southwest Floridians are facing to preserve our way of life. Red tide and a massive blue-green algae bloom are again threatening our marine life, our air quality and our economy. The citizens' needs and ...

Memorial Day observance

To the editor: Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. This year Memorial Day occurred on Monday, May 31, and our Greater Pine Island Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4353 held a most ...

Kudos to the Class of 2021

Approximately 5,000 students across Lee County will mark the culmination of their high school careers starting tonight. Graduation ceremonies are a milestone occasion and, as we do every year, we add our congratulations to the abundance of felicitations that rightfully should come their ...

Norm’s Tasting Notes: 2019 The Paring Sauvignon Blanc

The North Georgia Wine Advisor normwine@bellsouth.net normwine@charter.net 2019 The Paring Sauvignon Blanc #23-2021 I recently received a sample which was so enjoyable that the Chardonnay Queen suggested that I write a review immediately, and no, it was not a Chardonnay. It was a ...

On the Water: June brings summer fishing conditions

June is the beginning of summer conditions on the waters around Southwest Florida. Warm sunny days with calm seas followed by afternoon thunderstorms is our typical weather pattern. As far as fishing goes, there will be good days and bad ones -- strong tide days should give you the best ...

Dolphin Tales: Dolphins, sharks and hurricanes

Hurricanes spend most of their time out at sea. If you count the loss of coral reefs and other marine life, this is also where the hurricanes do most of their damage. Fortunately, dolphins are able to sense approaching storms and can get out of the path of danger. Sharks also have an innate ...