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

Let’s Talk Bubbly: Champagne vs. Prosecco

You’ve just poured two flutes of bubbly wine — one a Champagne, one a Prosecco — and placed them next to each other on a table. They look pretty much the same, with streams of tiny bubbles cascading toward the

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Posted in Wine in the Glass

The New Sparkling Wine Taking on Champagne

Spain is about to “take on” France in the realm of world-class sparkling wine. France has always taken Champagne-making seriously, and has worked diligently to protect the “Champagne” designation in the global wine marketplace. As a result, with rare exceptions,

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Posted in Wine Buzz, Wine in the Glass

4 Wine Reasons to Look Forward to 2017

I’ve been looking forward to 2017 for a lot of reasons, and at least four of them have to do with wine… 1. It should be a great year for Pinot Noir. As this outstanding Pinot Noir collection demonstrates, Pinot

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Posted in Wine Buzz
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