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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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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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Wednesday Wine

Last week we began our tour of Burgundy with Terry, starting in Paris and working our way down through Beaune and Volnay ending up in the marvelous town of Puligny Montrachet. Today we will commence the shorter half of our tour in the towns of the Cotes de Nuit.…
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Wednesday Wine

As it’s almost summer and some of you may be taking vacations abroad or planning them for the fall, Terry and I thought it would be interesting for you to see a wine trip through her, an expert’s, eyes. And what better region to visit than Burgundy.…
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Wednesday Wine (on Thursday)

As the beautiful weather seems to have arrived, we are thinking about what to drink for the approaching summer months. I think everyone is always looking for something new and fresh yet still worthy of our demanding desire for style and substance.  …
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Wednesday Wine

Even though we have been having more than our fair share of spring showers, at least the temperatures have been rising. In fact yesterday felt downright balmy! As the warmer weather sets in, our tastes in food and wine take a slight shift to lighter choices as well.…
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Wednesday Wine

One of the most talked about topics currently circulating in the wine world is the new release of the successful 2006 Brunello. It is evidently the best vintage Italy has seen in many years. Considering that Brunello is one of the heavyweights in the Italian wine stable, this is indeed important news.…
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Wednesday Wine

Although the English traditionally love claret (Bordeaux), we thought Kate and William should spread their territorial wings a bit as young oenophiles, so Terry is here today to introduce them, and you, to the wonderful Burgundian wines of Domaine de Montille.…
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Wednesday Wines

Continuing with our theme of things inspired by the royal wedding, I asked Terry to keep this in mind when making suggestions for today. I was thrilled that she decided to include Bollinger as it was what we served at our wedding.…
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Wednesday Wines

photo steve pinzon Paul Hobbs wines are some of the most sought after in the country. One of 11 children, Hobbs started out at Notre Dame with the intention of studying medicine, but intrigued by a weekly wine-tasting seminar on campus, he then went on to get his Master of Food Science in Enology at UC Davis.  …
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