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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 37

If the American Revolution had a sponsor, it would have been Madeira (a fortified and intentionally oxidized wine from the Portuguese island of Madeira). Today’s words

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Field Trip: Old House Vineyards

My latest Adventure in Virginia Wine brought me to Old House Vineyards in Culpeper, Virginia.  Even though it’s practically in my backyard (it’s about half an hour from my house),

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There’s No Place Like Napa

Today is the day!  Carpe Vinum (the wine club I’m part of) is back in session after our summer hiatus.  And I’ve really missed it. The recent Napa

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 17

It’s still National Bourbon Heritage Month . . . and I’m not done drinking bourbon observing just yet. This week’s words come from William Faulkner, often considered one

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In Praise of Pecorino

Snack Time! Photo used by permission, Featherstone Winery. Pecorino (no relation to the cheese) is a white grape variety native to the Le Marche region of

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Armchair Sommelier Wine Tasting Guide

Spice up your next party with our FREE wine tasting guide! Learn what to look, smell, and taste for while appreciating your favorite bottle. We’ve also included a printable tasting notes template and a tasting wheel.

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