Monthly Archives: October 2016

Why Should Kids Have All the Fun on Halloween?

When I was a kid, Halloween didn’t end at 8 or 9 o’clock, as it does in so many towns today. It went on until 10 or 11, and rather than making their houses look dark and deserted, most folks

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Wine Aged in Bourbon Barrels: The Next Big Thing?

As we noted in this blog , barrels can play a key role in what a wine ultimately tastes like. A vast majority of barrels used for aging wine — something along the lines of 99.99999999999 percent — are made

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World Series Steakhouses: Cleveland vs. Chicago

With two games in the books, we now have a break in the 2016 World Series as the Indians and Cubs prepare for game three tomorrow night at Wrigley Field. Which gives us time to consider a critical question: Of

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I Love Kids… Just Not in Wine Country

Over the years, I can recall a few wineries that made attempts at becoming “kid-friendly.” There may still be a few around. But for the most part, those policies went the way of “kid-friendly” Las Vegas. (Remember the big amusement

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