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A Perfect Dinner Destination in Lodi Wine Country

Something I’ve always liked to do after a long day of visiting wineries… after grabbing a nap… is enjoy a good meal at a local restaurant. When visiting California’s Lodi wine country, I’ve always found that to be a challenge.

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At Last, Merlot Trumps Mojitos in Miami

It has long been a whole lot easier to get a Mojito than a good glass of Merlot in Miami. This comes to mind because yesterday was Cinco de Mayo, something you may be commemorating today with a bowl of

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Palmina: A Focus on Wine and the Plate

Palmina is more than a winery. It’s a philosophy, a passion and a strongly held belief that wine is an extension of the plate, a component of a meal and a means to bring people together. Formed by winemaker Steve

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What Kind of Wine Glasses for a Summertime Party?

We get lots of questions about stemware. Here’s one that came in recently… QUESTION: We’re going to have a party, and my wife suggests we use our stemless glasses for the wine. I think that would be tacky. What do

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A Dish That Pairs With White Wine and Red Wine

“Red Wine With Fish” was a best-selling book that helped erase the myth that one should serve only a white wine when the main course was a fish dish. The pairing spotlighted in the book was salmon and Pinot Noir.

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