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    Is Wine Actually Good for You?

    We pull it out for celebrations, and use it to relax after a long day of work. We use it to mark the end of the year, and as a way to make every meal special. Yes, we are of course talking about wine. Over the years, the healthful claims of wine have been broad, […]

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    A Closer Look at the Wines and Wine Regions of Northern Portugal

    Portugal is surrounded by over 1,100 miles of coastline to the south and west, while the Spanish border covers the entire eastern and northern edges of the country. This unique combination of factors has resulted in a nation of varied terrain, rich maritime history, and over 200 indigenous varieties with which wine is made today. […]

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    One of America’s Top Sommeliers Taste Tests Celebrity Wines

    It has become popular for a celebrity to create his or her own wine brand. Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and Wayne Gretzky all have their own wine. These brands are successful, but do they actually taste good? Patrick Cappiello, an award-winning wine director, gives his opinion of some celebrity wine brands. Remember that you can […]

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    Our Resident Sommelier Gives 5 Tips to Order Wine at A Restaurant

    For some, there are few things that inspire more fear and trepidation than ordering wine off of the wine list at a restaurant. Often in several different languages, these lists can be incredibly comprehensive, or just list a wine and a price. With bottles ranging from a few bucks to (in some cases) thousands of […]

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    Six Great Books to Pair with your Favorite Wines

    New Year’s Resolutions are upon us, and while they always begin with perseverance in mind, after a few weeks they can be devilishly tricky to maintain. One of the best ways to ensure a successful resolution is by making it something you look forward to rather than something you have to struggle through. Want to […]

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    These are Some of the Best Holiday Libations from Around The World

    Nothing quite brings in the holidays like a nice glass of eggnog (preferably with a little splash of The Captain.) Holiday beverages are as various as the traditions around them. Almost every culture in the world enjoys special food and drinks as they celebrate this festive time of year. The combinations of spices and mixers […]

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    These Celebrity Cookbooks Are Guaranteed to Spice Up Your Kitchen

    Sometimes cooking can be difficult. It could be because a busy schedule, a lack of experience, or just a general funk, but escaping the cooking rut can be somewhat of a challenge. When you are in need of refreshing your cooking game, look no further than these celebrity cookbooks to add some Hollywood flair to […]

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    Pairing Your Favorite Bachelor In Paradise Cast Members With Wine

    If you’re not familiar with The Bachelor In Paradise– it is a spin-off from the uber popular reality series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. The concept is easy – they take the most explosive personalities from seasons past and stick them on a tropical island and hope for relationships and drama. Think of it like an all-star game for […]