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Let the Grilling Season (and Wine Pairing) Begin!

One of my cousins, who lives in Wisconsin, posted a photo of her backyard on Sunday with a simple notation: “May 19, 2019.” The photo showed her lawn and back porch covered with a thin layer of snow. Which makes

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How to Store Your Wine for Optimum Enjoyment

The first day of spring here in the Western Hemisphere was Wednesday, March 20. The last day of spring will be Friday, June 21. Which means if you haven’t started spring cleaning around your house, time is quickly running out.

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Piedmont Produces Fabulous Food-Friendly Wines

The definition of “acid” doesn’t exactly evoke images of rolling hillsides covered with grapevines. From Encyclopedia Britannica: “Any substance that in water solution tastes sour, changes the color of certain indicators (e.g., reddens blue litmus paper), reacts with some metals

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How to Care for Glassware

Anytime you host a big dinner (reminder: Easter is just around the corner!) or party, one thing is certain: There will be lots of wine glasses to wash. The good news is that cleaning glassware actually is quite easy, because

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