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How to Host the Perfect Summer Barbecue

Don’t let anyone tell you differently: You can’t host a classy barbecue for neighbors, co-workers, family and/or friends without wine. Yes, BBQ-and-beer have been “a thing” for eons. But if you really want to impress your peeps with your grilling

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Posted in Wine Buzz

Vinous Adventures in Barcelona

Barcelona is a magnificent city, brimming with history, culture and compelling cuisine. But it wasn’t until Democracy was restored in 1978 and the city hosted the Olympic Games in 1992 that it became one of Europe’s top destinations. Today, Barcelona

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Wine and Cheese Pairing Ideas

Entire books have been written about serving wine and cheese together. Go to Amazon.com, type in “wine and cheese,” and select “books,” and you’ll see what I mean. With so many different types of wine and so many different types

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Notes and Quotes of a Vinous Variety

Time for a clearance of notes, quotes and other vinous miscellany that, in their various forms, are threatening to gather dust on my desk or overload my hard drive. (Yes, I know about the cloud…) “Wine is a living liquid

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Posted in Editor's Journal

Summer Begins Here… But the Wine Tasting Ends Sunday

The 2014 edition of the Orange County Fair is winding down, but there’s still one weekend remaining to take in a seminar conducted by the Orange County Wine Society. The Society does a great job running the annual Orange County

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