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12 wines to buy on 12-12-12 for the 12 days of Christmas

It’s 12-12-12, the last time the month, day and year will perfectly align until the next century. Since most of us won’t be around then, for those who find luck in numbers, it’s a big day. We like it because we can do fun things like offer 12% off 12 More

Tags: bubbly, holiday, reds
Categories: Gift Ideas, Holidays, Staff Picks
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Tailgate Sipping

I admit, in my college days at an ACC school, I never drank wine at a tailgate. It wasn’t

even an option. My red solo cup was a watered down mix of bourbon and coke, just like everyone else. Now that I’m older, and more mature (I hope), I find … More

Tags: bubbly, malbec, tailgate, zinfandel
Categories: Pairing Wine With Food, Wine Recommendations
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Holiday Sparklers: A great bubbly for any event

A bottle of bubbly is a necessity for any holiday event, whether it be a big party blowout or an intimate dinner. Here is your guide for the perfect sparkler for any event.

Big Party – Usually when you’re holding a big party, you’re thinking budget, best bang-for-your-buck. Cava is … More

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Categories: Holidays, Wine Recommendations
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Wines for the tailgate

When one thinks of drinking at tailgates, wine is not the first beverage that comes to mind. Beer probably ranks top of the list for most, though for me tailgate means bourbon & coke. Okay, maybe not anymore, but it did 10 years ago back in my days at UVA. … More

Tags: bubbly, malbec, tailgate, virginia
Categories: Pairing Wine With Food, Wine Recommendations
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Favorite non-Champagne Bubblies for Valentine’s Day

Flowers, chocolate and bubbly. Somehow Valentine’s Day has a marketing hold on all three. The history of Valentine’s Day is slightly hazy, though mid-February as time of romance dates back to Pagan festivals in ancient Rome. In the 5th century, however, the Pope declared February 14th as St. Valentine’s Day, … More

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Categories: Wine Recommendations
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