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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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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

How Will You Celebrate National Zinfandel Day?

Hear ye! Hear ye! The third Wednesday of each November has been decreed as National Zinfandel Day. It is a day that Zin lovers celebrate a wine variety that is associated almost exclusively with California. Its timing serves as a

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Unusual Food-and-Wine Pairings That Will Surprise Any Wine Aficionado

“Red wine with meat, white wine with fish.” For eons, that was the mantra of both winemakers and chefs, who sought to simplify the often-mystifying challenge of pairing our favorite adult beverage with specific dishes. That myth was exploded in

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