Monthly Archives: December 2017

Aroma or Flavor: Which Is More Important?

One of the questions I’m often asked when presenting wine education courses has to do with the ritual of swirling wine in the glass. The question asked is: Why? The answer to that question is fairly simple, but it leads

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The Best Winery ‘Food Experiences’ in Napa Valley

Yes, you could stop at Gott’s Roadside for an exceptional burger and a milkshake for lunch, but this is the Napa Valley. When in Napa, take advantage of food-and-wine pairing opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Here are three of

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6 Wineries in 6 States You Don’t Normally Associate With Wine

I have visited all but three states (Maine, West Virginia and Arkansas), and have made sojourns to winery tasting room in a vast majority of the states I’ve visited. I seek out wineries like others seek out art galleries or

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The Wines to Have on Hand for the Holidays

I can’t honestly say that the weather outside is frightful — not from my place of residence in sunny California, anyway. But I can say there’s no doubt the holiday season is in full swing. Intersections around shopping malls are

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The Fascinating History of Wine in 338 Words

For as long as there has been a recorded history of mankind, there has been a recorded history of wine. As soon as human beings gained an appreciation for the finer things in life, wine was considered one of those

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