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South Florida Beer Week Begins January 17, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, South Florida Beer Week is back.  This weeklong event begins Saturday, January 17th, and features local breweries from all over Florida.  Including special edition and hard to find beers as ...
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HEALTH in Balance

Health in Balance, the essential elements, a seasonal cookbook by Carol Maglio and Dr. Ken Grey

Health in  Balance, the essential elements, a seasonal cookbook by South Floridians, Carol Maglio and Dr. Ken Grey. Health in  Balance is a cookbook based on the seasons with each season utilizing the freshest ingredients in...
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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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Cooking Classes in South Florida

South Florida Chefs, their talents and their styles vary as do the foods they prepare. For an exciting journey into some of the most renowned and not so renowned kitchens in South Florida I’ve compiled a list of some of ...
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Hollywood Beach Farmers Market

South Florida Green Markets and Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are sprouting up all over South Florida. Local and organic fruits and vegetables are plentiful as well as many artisan products are available such as baked goods and breads, jelly’s, cheeses, eggs, flowers and...
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Pappy Van Winkle

SOLD OUT: Pappy Van Winkle Tasting Experience at the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT  THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PURCHASED TICKETS. WE’LL SEE YOU ON  MARCH 28 FOR THE PAPPY VAN WINKLE TASTING The folks who bring you the annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest and the Delray Beach Wine & Sea...
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Good Reads From Around The Web

What we’re reading from around the web; Good Reads on some of the more interesting and notable happenings in Hospitality and a few other topics this week in South Florida and beyond. Just move. The big story in exercise sci...
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2015 Food & Drink Festivals throughout the US and beyond

Food and Wine events are everywhere and I was thinking how dynamic would it be to go to every event on this list, flying all over the country and back again eating and drinking and writing about it. I’m thinking there’s a ...
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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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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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Bacon and Bourbon Dining Experiences at the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest, March 28 & 29 2015

The folks who bring you the annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest and the Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival have yet another indulgent food and drink fest for the books, the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Festival, which wil...
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Seminars and Tastings at the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest

The folks who bring you the annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest and the Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival have yet another indulgent food and drink fest for the books, the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Festival, which wil...
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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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Holiday Entertaining and Christmas Dinner Menu Inspiration

I love my Pinterest boards, I have gotten much inspiration from spending countless hours scanning boards and pins. Today I created a new board focused solely on menus and recipes for Christmas, and holiday entertaining I titled...
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South Florida Food and Wine Chefs Panel Event

South Florida Food Tours; Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beaches

South Florida is without a doubt a melting pot for the senses; a multitude of sights, sounds, and flavors. All of this combined makes this vast area one very exciting culinary destination from Palm Beach to South Beach, and eve...
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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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National Food and Drink Days in December

It’s always something, and national food and drink holidays are no exception. While seemingly silly and superfluous it is a public relations dream come true. How some of these commemorative days come into being is ironically ...
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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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Thanksgiving Recipes: Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I’m pretty sure this recipe comes from the Food Network as does the sausage stuffing recipe. Before the Food Network became the the behemoth it is now I was a huge fan of the original stars who started the show; the recip...
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Thanksgiving Recipes: Sausage Stuffing

This recipe for sausage stuffing comes courtesy of the Food Network, back in the day when Sara Moulton was the star. This particular recipe is from Sara’s classic show, Cooking Live. I’ve been making this stuffing f...
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