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Spring Forward With Lighter Wines

At long last, spring will arrive tomorrow, and any remaining snow on the ground will melt, immediately replaced by bright, colorful flowers. Okay, okay. While the town of Lake Elsinore, Calif., may have provided a preview of spring renewal with

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A Toast to the Presidents… and This 4-Day Work Week

Kids today don’t know what they missed. When I was growing up, we got a day off from school for Washington’s Birthday, and another day off for Lincoln’s Birthday. We were taught that Washington was our nation’s founding father, and

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Deciding on the Wine Mix for the Big Game

In our last blog on “doing the wine” for a special event, we considered the importance of planning and looked at a basic formula for determining how much wine would be needed. But what kind of wine? If you don’t

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Unusual Food-and-Wine Pairings That Will Surprise Any Wine Aficionado

“Red wine with meat, white wine with fish.” For eons, that was the mantra of both winemakers and chefs, who sought to simplify the often-mystifying challenge of pairing our favorite adult beverage with specific dishes. That myth was exploded in

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