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Use Pinot Noir for Making a Tasty Barbecue Sauce

Because of the ingredients found in so many barbecue sauces — including vinegar, assertive spices and sugar — Pinot Noir isn’t always the first wine choice when grilling on a hot summer day. This recipe addresses that challenge by keeping

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The Perfect Wines for a Hot Summer Day

Summer has arrived and, with it, warmer temperatures in most parts of the country. (Sorry, Colorado. Snow in late June?!? Yikes!) Some people will tell you that when the temperatures rise, the wine options diminish. I will tell you that

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The Perfect Wine for Your Favorite Sub

Ever since I first became acquainted with Capriotti’s shops in Las Vegas, I’ve enjoyed experimenting with wines to pair with the chain’s famous Bobbie sandwich. The Bobbie features sliced turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayo. It’s basically Thanksgiving dinner on

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Have Some Red Wine With (Grilled) Fish This Weekend

Salmon is the fish that spawned (pun intended) the whole “red wine with fish” movement. It makes a wonderful pairing partner with Pinot Noir. Try this dish with either Pinot Noir or, if you prefer white wine, Sauvignon Blanc. This

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