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The Fiasco of Chianti

When I was young, my parents were super fond of an Italian restaurant in Washington, DC called Luigis. The restaurant opened in 1943 and closed

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Cork, be Damned!

As wine lovers, it’s happened to all of us (and if it hasn’t happened to you . . . you aren’t drinking enough wine).  You’re

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Turkish Wine

Turkey: The Jan Brady of Wine

Vikara Vineyards (Photo Credit: Vinkara Wines) Over the years, I’ve accumulated a lot of books about wine.  As I started to research this post, I gathered a

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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.