Monthly Archives: July 2015

A California 1 Wine Adventure

Summertime is a great time to take a drive on Highway 1 — the scenic, occasionally harrowing road that hugs California’s Pacific Coast. Harrowing, in part, because of the hairpin turns and narrow lanes, but even more so because many

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

River Cruising: A Stylish Way to Experience Wine

Many Americans have taken cruises on large ships, but many more have not experienced a river cruise — something European vacationers have been enjoying for years. Scenic Cruises is now offering an 11-day, Paris-to-Paris cruise called “Gems of the Seine”

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Posted in Vinesse Style

Grilling… and Wine Pairing… Secrets Revealed

As I noted in a blog post a few years ago, pretty much everything I know about barbecue comes from Steven Raichlen, who has written several books on the subject. Raichlen’s books… and over-cooking quite a few chunks of meat

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Posted in Wine Buzz

What Kind of Wine Glasses for a Summertime Party?

We get lots of questions about stemware. Here’s one that came in recently… QUESTION: We’re going to have a party, and my wife suggests we use our stemless glasses for the wine. I think that would be tacky. What do

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Posted in Wine FAQ
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