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The Asparagus Challenge… and the Wine Solution

The herbaceous nature of asparagus makes it among the more challenging foods to pair with wine. Even white asparagus (the result of applying a blanching technique while the asparagus shoots are growing), which is extremely popular in parts of Europe,

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Extending the Weekend With Grilled Chicken Breasts and Pinot Noir

I woke up this morning with the blahs. Not the blues… the blahs. I’m not a doctor, but I have nonetheless diagnosed my condition even more specifically: I have the Monday Morning Blahs. This affliction tends to occur following a

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A Tasty Dish to Serve With Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is among the most flavorful and refreshing wines on Earth. But the characteristics that make it unique — its relatively high acid level, its “grassy” impression in the nose, its mild herbal flavors in the mouth — also

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