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The H.O.W. Behind Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Nov 12, 2013

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Every family has their own traditions, whether it is pretending to enjoy grandma’s green jell-o or making sure the stuffing is made just right. One of our favorite parts of Thanksgiving is getting to share th(...)

Vintage 2013…. A Harvest to Enjoy

Oct 31, 2013

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Every year winemakers across the world predict, plan and of course, pray for a great vintage.  We know it never turns out the same but we draw upon our knowledge, technical tools and of course, perspective fro(...)

How to Create the Perfect Cheese & Wine Pairing

Oct 15, 2013

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There is something unique about enjoying perfectly paired cheeses and wine. If you are like me, then an ordinary cubed cheese plate won’t suffice as you want to awe your guest with perfect pairings. Cheeses, (...)

“Crush” Class: Behind the Scenes

Oct 1, 2013

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The process of turning grapes into wine is one that has been occurring for thousands of years.  As a winemaker and instructor, I tend to take the whole process for granted and forget what an exciting endeavor (...)

Falling Back in Love with Red Wine

Sep 17, 2013

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While many of us look to the changing leaves for the approach of Fall, I look to the change in wine menus. With the falling leaves comes the reduction of refreshing white wines and the appearance of bold, warmi(...)

Forget the Numbers, Remember the Art

Apr 1, 2013

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When discussing with friends and colleagues the merits of wine judging, the responses I receive vary from envy to hatred.  Friends perceive this as a magical position wherein I drink copious amounts of wi(...)

Can Moscato Challenge Chardonnay?

Mar 18, 2013

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Can Moscato challenge Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc for dominance on the world stage? “Classic” grape varieties such as Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are much like the “classic” wine regions fro(...)

New to Wine: You’re not Alone!

Nov 26, 2012

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Critics, educated oenophiles, and wine trades people have begrudged the de-sophistication of wine consumption.  Historically accepted as a drink for the elite across the world, the acceptance of wine by p(...)