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Why Prosecco Is Considered ‘The New Bubbly’

The year was 2015. It was a momentous year in the history of wine. In the United Kingdom, for the first time ever, sales of Italian Prosecco surpassed sales of French Champagne. Take a moment to digest that factoid. Never

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log, 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

Pairing Wine With Spanish Cuisine

Spain has a long reputation for spicy cuisine, but in recent years, other European influences have helped tame the heat and made Spanish fare, in general, more wine-friendly. Here are a few pairing possibilities beyond the ubiquitous tapas-and-sparkling wine offerings…

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Sorting Out the Sparkling Wine Options

Hosting a holiday party need not be a daunting, stress-packed endeavor. One easy-to-manage approach is to uncork a number of sparkling wines and serve them with pass-around appetizers. By serving an array of wines and tasty finger food, you’ll satisfy

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Posted in Wine in the Glass
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