Monthly Archives: December 2015

How Do You Safely Remove a Champagne Cork?

Back in the “good old days,” a team would win the World Series, and shortly thereafter, the cameras would take you inside the winning team’s locker room. Bedlam then would ensue as Champagne bottles would be opened, with corks flying

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A 5-Point Sparkling Wine Primer

Chances are pretty good that you’ll be raising a glass tomorrow night to toast the beginning of a new year. Chances also are good that the wine in that glass will be Champagne, or perhaps some other type of sparkling

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3 Tons of Cabernet Grapes or $15,000 — Which Would You Take?

During my visit to Reno last week, I was inundated with TV commercials and newspaper ads promoting the Silver Legacy Resort’s year-long “$500,000 You’ll Take the Cash Anyway Giveaway.” Casino visitors qualify for the giveaways through daily drawings. Currently, the

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Pinot Grigio: The Perfect Wine for Game Day Sandwiches

You have leftover turkey following the big holiday feast. It’s cold outside. The Monday Night Football game between the Bengals and the Broncos is about to come on TV. You’re hungry, and so are three of your best friends. These

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