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Wines to have on hand for unexpected gifts and guests

When it comes to a quick gift, a bottle of wine is an easy – yet thoughtful and much appreciated– way to go. By the time Thanksgiving hits, I like to have a few bottles on hand for when and unexpected guest stops by (“Stay and have a glass of … More

Tags: cabernet, chardonnay, holidays, malbec
Categories: Holidays
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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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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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Malbec. It’s hot.

Malbec. Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone’s drinking it. It’s on wine lists and wine shelves and it’s taken the US wine market by storm. In fact, imports of Argentinean wine have jumped 39% in the first 6 months of this year, and a majority of that jump is Malbec. … More

Tags: argentina, malbec
Categories: Wine Education, Wine Recommendations
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