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Wednesday Wine

How perfect that we are discussing the winery at Quintessa today. It represents owners Valeria and Augstin Huneeus’ dream of creating the quintessential wine estate – obviously a concept I can embrace. They are old friends of Terry, so I will let her tell you a bit more.…
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Wednesday Wine

My spirit of choice is vodka so I was thrilled to hear that Terry had an artisanal New England-made one to recommend. Vermont Gold Vodka is made, surprisingly, from the essence of Vermont – maple sap! Here’s Terry to tell you a bit more.…
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Wednesday Wine

In perfect harmony with our summer weather, Terry is introducing us today to a special drink of the non-wine variety. Welcome to the Hotel California – Tequila That Is!! Hotel California Tequila has written its own romantic, magical story for generations. …
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Wednesday Wine

So we switched it up a bit this week. We are making our wine discoveries on Thursday this time. Today, Terry introduces us to a revitalized classic in Hungary. For any of you who have never had a Tokaj wine, you are in for a treat!!…
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Wednesday Wine

Tomorrow is Bastille Day which means we will be celebrating tout ce qui est français (hope that’s right -my high school french is a tad rusty to say the least!). In the world of wine that offers many options. Let’s see what Terry chose.…
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BEHIND THE Q

Welcome to the second BEHIND THE Q, a monthly feature showcasing behind-the-scenes visits with select stylemakers. In entertaining venues, we explore, through both video and editorial content, their style quotients and insight into their creativity. I am thrilled to introduce this month’s subject.…
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Wednesday Wine

It’s no secret that I am a big Burgundy fan. And within that region, one of the biggest and most famous Grand Crus is Corton Charlemagne. Terry was lucky enough  to recently attend a tasting of wines from an esteemedth estate.…
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Wednesday Wine

This week is all about celebrating the 4th of July. So for our Wednesday Wine, Terry has found a way to commemorate our national holiday with a relatively new American winery and a spin on one of our traditional favorite foods for the 4th.…
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Food for the 4th

Whenever and wherever you are celebrating the 4th of July (our fireworks are on the 2nd), it’s always fun to have a colorful and patriotic dessert. Over the years, I have made many variations of mini berry tarts. You can make them from scratch or combine store bought items, to achieve a fun, delicious and beautiful result.…
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Wednesday Wine

As yesterday was officially the first day of summer and the summer solstice, we are now all officially in the mode. My hydrangea are fully in bloom and the air conditioning is on, so we are now thinking summer wines. And Terry of course has another suggestion.…
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