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Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Wine.com looks to one-up new Amazon Wine

New online program controls shipping and handling of small-production wines both domestic and imported.

By Dave McIntyre  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, All We Can Eat, Shopping | Tags:  online wine sales, Dave McIntyre, Amazon Wine

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Steve Case knows Early Mountain will be a long climb

Steve and Jean Case plan to use their winery to promote the best bottles in Virginia, not just their own.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Vino Volo will no longer be just a terminal wine bar

The wine bar chain will open its first non-airport location this fall in Bethesda.

By Dave McIntyre  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Steve and Jean Case’s winery ready for visitors

The AOL founder’s Early Mountain winery is just one reason to hop in the car this summer for a Virginia day trip.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Out of Site Wines owner to retire, sell business

Owner Steve Long is hoping one of his loyal customers will carry on his legacy of selling boutique wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  03:00 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Boxwood Estate Winery goes public

The winery owned by John Kent Cooke will open its doors to the public for the first time next month.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Local wine conference reaches peak in Colorado

The growth of the DrinkLocalWine.com conference underscores the increased interest in vino produced close to home.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Maryland approves corkage at restaurants

After approving direct wine shipping last year, the Maryland Assembly passes corkage for the state’s restaurants.

By Dave McIntyre  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Win tickets to wine country — the one in Colorado

DrinkLocalWine.com’s annual conference visits Grand Junction, Colo., this year, and organizers want to give you a lift.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Sommeliers aren’t wine scalpers, they’re guides

A good sommelier, like the one at Estadio, can introduce you to a previously unknown world of wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Sniff test: Experts develop their skills over many bottles

The difference between an expert and amateur wine drinker? The former pays more attention.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Unwined’s Vanessa Moore: Closet beer drinker?

The owner and manager of two NoVa wine stores prefers the malty pleasures of beer after work.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Glen Manor’s Hodder Hill takes Governor’s Cup

The usual suspects were missing for the winner’s circle in the revamped Governor’s Cup contest.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Taking stock of Argentine reds beyond malbec

Dave McIntyre has recommendations to help you appreciate Argentina’s other red wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Reassessing a Bordeaux that doesn’t follow trends

Chateau Figeac isn’t an instant fruit bomb on the palate. Its complex flavors are revealed only over time.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Virginia wine industry has boomed since 2005

The state’s wineries contributed almost $750 million to the Commonwealth’s economy in 2010, a study shows.

By Dave McIntyre  |  03:15 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre, Virginia wine

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012

More thoughts on wines that pair with Sichuan food

If your local Chinese restaurant doesn’t have a good wine list, take the food home and conduct your own pairing seminar.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Virginia wineries cop 22 medals in Chronicle contest

Local winemakers took home a lot of hardware at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Wine shop owner challenges MoCo’s dominance

After Christina Findley lost her job in 2009, she created her own with the Bottle Shop in Rockville.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Donkey and Goat wines: untamed and exotic

The California winery prefers natural methods, creating wildly exotic white and red wines in the process.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Food labeling | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Governor’s Cup to require 100 percent Virginia grapes

With its recent changes, the Governor’s Cup will finally become a showcase of Virginia’s best wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Trump aims for award-winning wines and weddings

The real estate mogul sees a future of great wines and lavish weddings at the former Kluge Estate

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Ed Sands: People want value with their wine

Dave McIntyre talks to the Calvert Woodley co-owner about the wines people really want to drink.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Wine store coming soon to Crystal City

The man who runs Washington Wine Academy wants to sell you some vino now, too.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Books for the wine lover on your gift list

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre has more gift ideas for those who like to drink and read at the same time.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Books, Holiday | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Murchie: The voice for vinifera on the East Coast

The American Wine Society bestows the Award of Merit to Alexandrian Gordon Murchie.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Wine wars: Deliver us from the plonk

The solution to a deluge of $15 bottles is not to sink to the level of Two-Buck Chuck.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011

You can’t judge a bottle by its cork

”People blame the cork for everything...” said Australian winemaker Peter Gago.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Holiday season is Champagne season, too

Sommelier Ramon Narvaez is making sure you have plenty of bubbles this season.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011

The lofty heights (and prices) of Italian wines

Importer Dominic Nocerino wants to prove the great value behind Italy’s best bottles.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011

A rainy summer could lead to a rose-heavy season

How can area winemakers deal with their waterlogged red grapes? Produce more rose.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Tom Payette takes another sip of the Governor’s Cup

The consultant wins the Virginia wine competition in both red and white categories.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Jancis Robinson pours on the praise for Va. wines

The esteemed wine writer singles out RdV Vineyards for its groundbreaking efforts in Virginia.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Wine: How to avoid plonk in moscato

When it’s good, it’s very good, but when it’s bad, it’s dreadful. For the most part, you get what you pay for, but there are some surprise bargains.

By Dave McIntyre  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011

The sommelier shuffle and other grape news

Jill Zimorski leaves Jose Andres for Bryan Voltaggio. Plus: A grape throwdown!

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/17/2011

A short lecture from professor Mondavi

Don’t know rustic tannins from refined ones? Peter Mondavi, Jr. will explain.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011

The King of Beers displays its power

Budini wine changes its name after the King of Beers decides to protect its kingdom.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 08/04/2011

A multifaceted wine for a singularly hot summer

Six local restaurants are participating in the Summer of Riesling, a celebration of the world’s most diverse grape.

By Dave McIntyre  |  04:45 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Local PR pro snags wine blog award

Despite winning best new blog, David White isn’t ready yet to become a full-time wine writer.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Wine Bloggers Conference pops a cork in Va.

More than 300 bloggers will get a taste of Old Dominion’s best bottles this weekend.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Taste and Tweet tonight about Virginia viogniers

Follow along as wine bloggers share their opinions about Virginia’s signature grape.

By Tim Carman  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman, Dave McIntyre

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011

A wine tasting live from your own couch

Join a number of wine bloggers Thursday as they Tweet their thoughts on Virginia viognier.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Remembering Debra Whiting of Red Newt Cellars

The pioneering chef from the Finger Lakes region dies in a car accident.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Gary Vaynerchuk on regional wines

The wine author and social media guru shares his thoughts on bottles from The Other 46.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/29/2011

New wine laws decriminalize our old behaviors

Do you sneak bottles into Virginia restaurants? Did you sneak bottles across Maryland’s state lines? Relax, you’re legal now.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Parker: Bordeaux could alienate U.S. market

The wine critic complains that Bordeaux’s fixation on the Asian market could hurt it in the states.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Virginia wines shine among the ‘Masters’

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Tour Virginia’s wineries by smartphone

A pair of travel writers has developed an iPhone app to help plan your visit to Old Dominion wineries.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Glass act: Single wine pours on the rise

Diners want more variety in wine-by-the-glass programs, and they’re getting it.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Wines by the keg at Aida Bistro

Keg wines in Columbia? Believe it. They’re cheaper for wineries and better for the environment.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Virginia is for viognier lovers?

Outmaneuvered with its native vine, Virginia claims viognier has its state grape.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Virginia winemaker hails cab for 2010

After a hot season last year left his merlot too alcoholic, Linden’s Jim Law found balance in his cab.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Mayflower owner sails off into the sunset

The former owner and operator of Mayflower Wines died this month after a lifetime of promoting the good life.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Should value play a role in the locapour movement?

At the DrinkLocalWine.com conference, panelists debated whether regional wines need to get better or just get poured more often.

By Dave McIntyre  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Renaming Kluge wines: Trumpicello? Trump Juice?

Donald Trump plans to attach his name to Kluge Estate wines. The only question is how.

By Dave McIntyre  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Markets This Week | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Show Me State wines show well at conference

Think Missouri wines are all about the Norton grape? Think again.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Winemaker takes a dry approach to Riesling

With its Trocken, Weingut Liebfrauenstift breaks from Germany’s long tradition of sweet Rieslings.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Wine: A lunch to remember

Dave McIntyre gets vertical with a tasting of Chateau Chevalier, a Grand Cru Classé from Pessac-Léognan in Graves.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/16/2011

RdV wants to give Virginia a truly iconic wine

Would you pay $90 for a bottle of Virginia wine? RdV is betting you will.

By Dave McIntyre  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Breaux-ken up: Virginia's loss is Maryland's gain

Breaux winemaker David Collins's move to Maryland will help distinguish the state's emerging wine industry.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/03/2011

Wine: Leave your cork in San Francisco

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre says goodbye to some old corks and to an old friend.

By Dave McIntyre  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Wine: Two perspectives from a down economy

Dave McIntyre looks at the recession from two sides: California grape growers who aren't getting paid and drinkers who think the worst is over.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/13/2011

Wine: Virginia wines meet Jean-Georges' approval

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre talks to Steve Uhr, general manager at the J&G Steakhouse, about his decision to add Virginia wines to the restaurant.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/06/2011

Wine: Drunken steak and other abuses from 2010

Columnist Dave McIntyre recounts the wackiest wine stories from 2010.

By Dave McIntyre  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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