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Storing Your Wine, And Why It Matters

  My wine cooler is well stocked but not well organized, and that also goes for my closets which hold wine boxes, and a box or two, that may or may not be under my bed. You would think being a wine person I drink a lot of wine. Probably not as much as you

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Nothing Pairs With Brussel Sprouts

“Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. Its warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It’s culture, it’s the essence of civilization and the art of living.” ~Robert Mondavi I was recently asked about why I do not write more about my wine journey and share more of that passion

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Why the Wine Glass Matters
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Why The Wine Glass Matters

  A good wine glass helps you to fully experience the wine you are drinking. This includes noticing the flavors and aromas of the wine, and how the flavors feel on your palate. If you enjoy wine and want this experience then your wine glass absolutely matters, and you will want to put thought into

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Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Spanish cuisine is focused on creating dishes that use fresh ingredients reflective of the region it is produced or grown. Spanish olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, eggs, and the smoky spice of paprika are commonly shared ingredients you will find in many Spanish dishes. There is an intrinsic understanding that what grows together, goes together in

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Drinking Champagne in Champagne

“All Champagne is sparkling wine, not all sparkling wine is Champagne“ Champagne is a term thrown around loosely, and its confusing. The truth is only the grapes grown in the chalky soils of the Champagne region of France, can produce a sparkling wine called Champagne. The world of wine recognizes this distinction and respects its

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