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Wines for Celebrating National Taco Day

It’s pretty safe to say that the first taco I ever ate came from Taco Bell. Which would make perfect sense, since that chain is credited with introducing the taco to people across North America beginning in the early 1960s.

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A Wine-and-Food Adventure in Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe

Just two hours south of San Diego and 30 minutes from Ensenada, the Valle de Guadalupe provides a fabulous weekend escape for wine lovers. It’s not just the “wine country” that acts like a magnet. The state of Baja California

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Sangria: The Perfect ‘Wine Cocktail’ of Summer

My first experience with Sangria was at a then-popular Mexican restaurant chain that included the ice-cold, sweet drink as part of its Sunday brunch. It was an all-you-could-eat buffet, accompanied by all-you-could-drink Sangria. I don’t remember much about that morning

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Wine Alternatives for Chips and Salsa

We’re entering week six of the 2014 NFL season, and that can mean only one thing: It’s time for chips and salsa. Okay, it could mean many more things as well, but I happen to be hungry as I write

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