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8 Tips for Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Wine in Restaurant

You’re going out for dinner at a nice restaurant, but you’re already starting dread one of the tasks involved… Selecting a bottle of wine at a restaurant can be a daunting, even intimidating experience — especially if you’re trying to

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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

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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A Toast to the Presidents… and This 4-Day Work Week

Kids today don’t know what they missed. When I was growing up, we got a day off from school for Washington’s Birthday, and another day off for Lincoln’s Birthday. We were taught that Washington was our nation’s founding father, and

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