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The Perfect Wines for Slow-Cooker Meatballs

With much of the country in a deep freeze over much of the winter, Crock-Pots and other slow cookers have been popular choices for cooking tasty, wine-friendly meals. This dish is a perfect pairing partner for Chianti or any Sangiovese-based

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The Best Wine to Serve With Spaghetti and a Tomato-Based Sauce

When you were learning how to cook, what was one of the first dishes you perfected? Spaghetti, right? It makes sense, since preparing spaghetti is, basically, an extension of learning how to boil water, as we begin by cooking the

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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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Dine Italian Style: Pasta and Wine Pairings

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Is there any type of cuisine we associate more with wine than Italian? I sure can’t think of one. This perception has been carved out and perpetuated through hundreds of years of tradition in Italy, followed in the 20th and

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