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Deck the halls without wine?

This time of year, every wine blogger struggles to come up with a holiday-themed post. Unlike Thanksgiving, where most people still eat turkey, the winter holiday season is filled with a huge variety of food, making generalized pairings difficult. There’s … Continue reading

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The stockings were stuffed by the chimney with care

Christmas is a week from today. Cy and I have bought (almost) all the gifts we set out to buy, but now comes what for me is the hardest part: stocking stuffers. They were never a big deal in my … Continue reading

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The other champagne grapes

Here’s a pop quiz for fellow wine geeks. Champagne (that is, the real stuff from France) is allowed to contain which grape varietals?  I’ll give you a hint: there are more than three of them.  What are “the other” champagne … Continue reading

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In Champagne, 100 years can disappear in an instant

There are all sorts of ways that wine links to history, not least its status as one of the world’s oldest beverages. Really old wine could be considered history in a bottle, but as I mentioned a couple of months … Continue reading

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