HALL Winery

Appellation Exploration at HALL Winery Rutherford

HALL Wines of Napa Valley, has launched a luxurious Appellation Exploration experience at its Rutherford Winery. The premier offering will provide guests an unparalleled opportunity to isolate and experience the quality and var...
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Tintara

Fireside Wines: Tintara Reds

In 1876, pioneering winery founder, Thomas Hardy purchased Tintara winery in McLaren Vale, South Australia in order to expand his already successful winemaking business. His vision and passion for winemaking meant that the Tin...
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Nottage Hill

Hardys Nottage Hill Wines for the Holidays

Nottage Hill History Old Tom Nottage was the nephew of the founder, Thomas Hardy. He worked for his uncle for more than 66 years, through two generations of the Hardy family and on his retirement it seemed only fitting that hi...
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White Wine For a White Christmas

Moniker Chardonnay Rich and bold this New World-style Chardonnay was made primarily from grapes grown at La Ribera, along the banks of the Russian River. Fermented and aged for four months sur lie in American oak barrels lended...
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Italian And German Wines For Christmas

Schloss Johannisberg is a castle and winery in the village of Johannisberg in the Rheingau wine-growing region of Germany. It has been making wine for over 900 years. Schloss Johannisberg has a melodic nose of orange zest...
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Franciacorta For The Holidays

Franciacorta is a sparkling wine from the Province of Brescia in Lombardy with a designation of origin status produced from grapes grown within the boundaries of the territory of Franciacorta, on the hills located between...
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Prosecco For The Holidays

Prosecco is an Italian sparkling white wine, generally a dry or extra dry wine from the Veneto region in Italy. In order to be called “Prosecco,” the wine can only be mixed with a maximum 15% of Verdiso, Bianchetta, Perer...
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Vanderbilt Reserve Collection

Biltmore Winery is located in Asheville, North Carolina part home to the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, as they extend through Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina as well. George Vanderbilt, grandson of famed industria...
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Robert Mondavi Winery Limited-Edition ‘To Kalon Vine in Graphite’

Robert Mondavi Winery Celebrates To Kalon Vineyard with Limited-Edition ‘To Kalon Vine in Graphite’

Robert Mondavi Winery has commissioned San Francisco artist Agelio Batle to create a limited-edition work of art inspired by the vines of the renowned To Kalon Vineyard. The object, called To Kalon Vine in Graphite, celebrates ...
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Champagne

How To Buy Champagne For The Holidays

If you’re a Champagne novice the first step is, [just like anything else],  know what you like and go from there. Price has nothing to do with it, so take that qualifier out of the game right now. Don’t let names s...
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Affordable Sparkling Wines For The Holidays

It doesn’t always have to be about Champagne when it comes to sparkling wine and it doesn’t have to be pricey to be satisfying or palate pleasurable. We’re highlighting four very different sparkling wines, eac...
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Parducci Vineyards, True Grit

Parducci Wine Cellars True Grit

Parducci Wines’ True Grit pays homage to legendary screen actor John Wayne. Tom and Tim Thornhill, owners of Parducci Wine Cellars, were once told that their Petite Sirah was the “John Wayne of red wines,” and there y...
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chablis

Let’s Talk and Drink Pure Chablis

Chablis, history From the days of  Tiparello Sweet Tip Cigars, Station Wagons with side wood paneling, Love’s Baby Soft, All in the Family, and Burger King’s slogan “have it your way”, comes the America...
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Merryvale Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Merlot

Merryvale Vineyards Wine Dinner at Del Frisco’s Grille

Merryvale Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery producing small production lots from select vineyard sources. For over 30 years Merryvale has been turning exceptional Napa Valley grapes into world class wine. Merryvale...
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10 Glasses; Moderate to Pricey California Wines For Thanksgiving

Ten recommended California wines ranging in price from $22-$98 for Thanksgiving. 2012 Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay ($48 SRP) rich, lush full bodied Chardonnay; long, rich and elegant finish. Appealing to both the lean style Cha...
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8 Glasses, Value to Moderate Priced Wines For Thanksgiving

Italian and French value to moderately priced wines, $10.99-$25 for Thanksgiving. Mionetto Prestige Organic Prosecco (SRP $16): A delicate perfume of elderflower with subtle fragrances of green apple. Green apple on the palat...
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South Florida Boutique Wine Shops – Where to buy wine

The best wine finds are at boutique wine stores, independently owned and operated. The best, because of the individual attention and knowledge the proprietors possess, who are more than willing to share their wine savvy with yo...
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Wine and Dessert Pairings

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
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Wine Pairings for Appetizers and First Courses

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
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Wine Pairings for Seafood

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
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Wine Pairings For Those Other Main Courses

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
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Food & Wine Pairings: Meat & Poultry

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
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2011 Te Wahi

Cloudy Bay’s Te Wahi, Pinot Noir 2011

Batten down the hatches Pinot Noir lovers this is one for the glasses! If Pinot Noir moves you then you’ll be transported with this one. It’s no secret, my personal preference is Pinot Noir; boutique New World Pinot...
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Laetitia Estate Wines

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery produces estate wines; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Pinot Gris that showcase the distinctive qualities of the Arroyo Grande Valley. Located in Southern San Luis Obispo County, the propert...
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NADIA Sauvignon Blanc

NADIA wines

NADIA is the baby sister to Laetitia Vineyard & Winery located in the Santa Barbara Highlands of California. NADIA is located on an elevated plot of land bordered by chalky cliffs where the vines bask in the sun by day an...
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Bouchaine Vineyards

Bouchaine Vineyards, a taste of history in every glass

Bouchaine is the oldest continuously operating winery in the Carneros District. Bouchaine began making wine long before the region earned its reputation for producing the great Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays of Carneros today. Bou...
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ZD Wines

Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival ZD Wine Seminar

In its third year, The Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company present a series of  vintner education and food and wine pairing symposiums. In ancient Greece, a sympo...
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Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival Joseph Drouhin Wine Seminar

In its third year, The Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company present a series of  vintner education and food and wine pairing symposiums. In ancient Greece, a sympo...
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