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Roast Pork, white rice and brown gravy

Okay, you intense wine guys and super health folks, I fully realize that white rice has no nutritional value, but this dish when made right is really delicious. My question is what is the wine match? I like cru Beaujolais, such as a Saint-Amour or Fleurie or Brouilly (three of the 10 … More

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Tempranillo Day

It’s International #TempranilloDay – time to celebrate by opening up your favorite bottle of Tempranillo and sharing what you’re drinking and why you love it.

This grape, indigenous to Spain, is actually the fourth most planted wine grape in the world. It produces wines that are medium to full-bodied, with … More

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What to eat with your Cabernet

Cab and steak. That’s the pairing that most often comes to mind when thinking of food pairings with Cabernet. And for good reason – it’s a great match.

What makes Cab and steak go so well together? It’s all about the food components matching the wine components… In basic … More

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Staff Pick: Veramonte “La Gloria” Sauvignon Blanc

Wine: Veramonte “La Gloria” Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Reviewer:
Eileen
Rating:
4 stars

Review:
I wonder if they named this wine “La Gloria” for “glorious?”  I just loved it, especially since it’s so cheap and pure pleasure all around.  The nose is full of lovely perfumed mineral and citrus fruit.  It’s … More

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Rosé goes mainstream!

It’s so exciting when a wine that was once mis-understood goes mainstream. That’s how we feel about rosé this year. Sure, dry rosé sales have been climbing for over a decade, with lots more consumers drinking and appreciating the delicious pink drink, but only recently has dry rosé become what … More

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