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Try matching wine to soup

October 8, 2014

As the weather cools down, our eating habits tend to change. We want more heart-warming dishes as opposed to cooler ones. At the top of the list has to be soup, one of my faves. Matching wine to soup isn’t usually what most folks think of doing especially because most soup is hot. However, wine […]

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How to best handle wine fairs

With the fall season upon us, wine fairs kick into gear big time. Producers, wine regions, countries and agents all seem to prefer this season to launch new products and promote existing ones. For the novice or pro, it can be pretty overwhelming because there is so much to choose from. Truthfully, these large events […]

The right mix for the right occasion

Mixed drinks are one of the most common imbibes when socializing, whether in a bar, restaurant or at home. There are literally thousands of them out there. Just check out any drink list in a licensed establishment. Many places have their own signature drink. While they all contain alcohol of one form or another, they […]

The closing act

If you drink wine, then you can’t help but notice what closes the bottle. There’s been lots of controversy about wine closures over the years…some good, some bad. Let’s take a closer look at what’s out there. The oldest known form of closure is the “natural cork” dating back to sixth century Italy. Cut in […]


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