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Drake, Hip Hop, RnB -

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. A prominent figure in popular music, Drake is widely credited for popularizing the Toronto sound to the music industry. He initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the 2000s; intent on pursuing a career in music, he left the series in 2007 after releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. He released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.   ...

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Source : https://www.winemag.com/2019/07/10/skin-contact-white-wines-orange-wine-beginners/   The unusual charms of skin-contact white wines come as a novel thrill to most. Less than a decade ago, these distinctive wines came in like a fad, but their mystique and quality fueled a popularity that has gone far beyond the style’s initial champions. Also known as “orange wines,” “amber wines” or ramato, these bottlings aren’t just quirky, esoteric outliers meant to appeal to sommeliers. People eager to try new styles of wine have made skin-contact wines a regular fixture beyond just niche restaurants and bars.   What is “orange wine,” or skin-contact white wine? Skin contact is...

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Domaine Tissot, France, Jura, Rebels of wine -

Stéphane Tissot, who grew up on the estate, has been the driving force behind the dramatic resurgence of Jura wines over the last 20 years. André and Mireille, Stéphane’s parents, started the domaine in 1962 - Stéphane remembers cleaning barrels as a kid (small enough to get in them!). His first vintage was 1989 at the age of 19 and his precise work in the cellar was immediately recognized by his peers, as Jura wines were then quite "rustic," nothing like what is made today. Stephane soon stopped adding yeasts for his fermentations and, after meeting Nady Foucault at Clos...

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Artist Highlight, Still Corners -

Murray met Hughes by chance at a train stop in London when the train was diverted to an alternate station.[citation needed] Murray is originally from England and Hughes grew up in Arizona and Texas and moved to England for a number of years to pursue a life in music. Still Corners self-released their debut EP, Remember Pepper?, on 13 June 2008, followed by a 7" single, "Don't Fall in Love", released by UK label The Great Pop Supplement on 30 August 2010.The duo signed with record label Sub Pop in 2011 and issued their first full-length debut, Creatures of an...

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Alicia Basa & Mark Warner from Borachio are quite simply making frivolous wine from organic fruit and without any additions. They are persistently delicious and exciting. After starting their winemaking work with James Erskine of Jauma, now Alicia and Mark have well and truly built their own reputation with Borachio, sourcing organic grapes from Mount Compass and Mount Torrens in South Australia to make light, playful wines with a cheeky soul. Zero additives and zero fuss.  

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