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Imagine: Pouring Wine With No Spills

Pouring wine without a spill has long been an issue.  Rogue drops of wine have destroyed countless table cloths, suits, and dresses, but this problem may soon be a thing of the past. As a steward at wine competitions, I

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Uncovering California’s Hidden Wine Gems

There are more wineries in California than there are chocolate makers in Switzerland. But like Swiss chocolatiers, the wineries range in size from ultra-small to gigantic. According to Wine Institute, “Bonded winery premises include every licensed production facility of single

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The Vinous Secrets of Napa’s Mount Veeder

Mount Veeder was named for the German Presbyterian pastor, Peter Veeder, who lived in Napa, Calif., during the Civil War Era and enjoyed hiking on the mountain, where the Douglas Firs and Bristlecone Pines reminded him of the forests of

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles

Presidential Wine Trivia: 14 Fascinating Facts

On Presidents’ Day, originally enacted to honor George Washington, and in 1971 amended to create a new three-day weekend, we honor all United States Presidents — many of whom were wine drinkers, and some of whom have had significant influence

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