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Are You Ready for National Rosé Day?

Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, people ask me what kind of wine they should buy to accompany the big feast. Because there are so many flavors involved — from corn bread stuffing smothered in gravy to sweet potatoes to cranberry

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Posted in Wine Buzz

Embracing Columbus’s Sense of Adventure

When I was growing up (which, admittedly, was a long, long time ago), we were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. No ifs, ands or buts about it. Perhaps you had to memorize the same poem I did: “In fourteen

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Posted in Editor's Journal

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

No Need for a Special Occasion to Pop the Cork on Sparkling Wine

When Michelle and I got married last October, we did not stress over the wines as so many couples do. That’s because we knew that, although there would be a few wine connoisseurs in attendance, the vast majority of our

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Posted in Wine in the Glass
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