Category Archives: Screw cap wine

Closure wars, culture wars

As we’re all painfully aware, it’s the style these days for politicians to demonize their opponents, especially when they have nothing much to say themselves. Really, though, the only thing new is the choice of words.  When I worked for … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1968

Originating in Switzerland, as a way to use up hardened ends of cheese and day old bread, cheese fondue is a classic peasant dish.   For whatever reason it became wildly popular here throughout the 60’s and 70’s and was the star … Continue reading

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Beyond Baby Carrots

Even though when I see one I nearly keel over with boredom, I’ll admit I sometimes fall prey to serving the ubiquitous crudite platter using the *most* uninspired vegetables.  Veggies always seem like an afterthought when you’re putting together an appetizer … Continue reading

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Closure Can Be Complicated

We got a lot of nice e-mail about our first foray into wine with a screw cap.  Who knew so many of you were tired of pulling corks and were longing for an easier way to get to your wine?  … Continue reading

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