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Chilling Out With Red Wine

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It happened to me once at a bowling center. I was bowling in a league, and felt like having a glass of wine. So I walked up to the bar and ordered a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon. The bartender opened

Posted in Editor's Journal, Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Plan a Trip to Napa Valley Before the Summer Crowds

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The flooding this week in California’s North Coast Wine Country may have you re-thinking a trip to that beautiful part of the world. But floods are rare in that part of the world, and Wine Country can be enjoyed at

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The ‘Connection’ Between Wine and Music

Some years ago, I had the opportunity to interview “smooth jazz” superstar Peter White, a guitar player who has gained a loyal following around the world. I’ve seen him perform countless times, including at the Thornton Winery in Southern California

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The Perfect Wines for Slow-Cooker Meatballs

With much of the country in a deep freeze over much of the winter, Crock-Pots and other slow cookers have been popular choices for cooking tasty, wine-friendly meals. This dish is a perfect pairing partner for Chianti or any Sangiovese-based

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