Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tonight, Choose ‘Poof’ Over ‘Pop’: The Safe Way to Open Champagne

It’s here! The last day of the year. When the time comes to raise a glass and propose a toast tonight, what will the topic be? According to a survey of 660 adults, age 21 and older, conducted by Barefoot

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Posted in Wine FAQ

The Truth About Non-Vintage Champagne

“Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.” English novelist Graham Greene wrote that, and

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Posted in Wine in the Glass

Warm Up With This Hearty Winter Dish

Winter is here, which means it’s time for food that warms the heart and soul. This recipe yields 8 servings, and this dish calls for a rich, buttery Chardonnay. VEGGIE POT PIE Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 small heads

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Protecting Napa Valley for Future Generations

Throughout its history, vintners in the Napa Valley have set the highest standard of land use and management designed to preserve the valley’s agricultural heritage and way of life. Building on their history of sustainability, vintners continue to demonstrate environmental

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Posted in Wine and the Environment
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