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Category Archives: Holidays
M&Ms and Merlot? Charleston Chews and Chardonnay? Skittles and Sangiovese? Yes, you CAN pair wine with leftover Halloween candy (or those pieces you swiped from your 4 year olds Trick-or-Treat stash on the sole basis of protecting her teeth).
In the basic world of food & wine pairing, the wine … More
You’re having a party. Blow out bash or intimate dinner, either way, you have people coming over and they will be thirsty. So how much wine do you have on hand?
The general rule of thumb when serving wine is to have a half bottle per person. But you can almost … More
Dessert wines get a bad rap. Something about a wine being “sweet” seems to turn people off. I gather that’s because of the many cheap sweet wines that once flooded the market. Too many sips and headaches from those sickly sweet wines would make anyone turn up their nose at … More
Holidays seem to bring more bubbles. For example, I’ve been on a very modified version of the Champagne Diet. The one where you have only the best but only a little bit of it. My modification is something like this: drink more Champagne, don’t follow any of the other … More