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Black Friday for Wine and Food Enthusiasts

Black Friday for Wine and Food Enthusiasts Starting Black Friday, we’re offering a holiday special—signed copies of our latest book, A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine: Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy, through December 18, 2014.  (more…)

Gundlach-Bundschu Chardonnay

25 November 2014

Wine Review: 2012 Gundlach-Bundschu Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, California If you are a Gun-Bun fan and love austere whites, you’ll love the 2012 Gundlach-Bundschu Chardonnay. Green apple and lime take center stage with a tinge of honey and mineral that plays softly through the finish.  (more…)

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Niner Sauvignon Blanc

23 November 2014

Wine Review: 2013 Niner Sauvignon Blanc, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California Niner Wine Estates farms from three separate locations—Bootjack Ranch (on the eastern side of Paso), Heart Hill Vineyard (on the western side of Paso), and Jespersen Vineyard (in Edna Valley to the south).  The 2013 Niner Sauvignon blanc came from the Bootjack […]

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Cornerstone Howell Mountain Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

21 November 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Cornerstone Howell Mountain Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon The team at Cornerstone delivered in a big way on this wine, especially since so many critics claimed, “look past the 2011 vintage.”  As I have always stated, inevitably, talented vintners that work with fruit grown in superb conditions will make stellar wines in questionable […]

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Sartori di Verona Villa Marzia Limoncello Lemon Liqueur

19 November 2014

Sartori di Verona Villa Marzia Limoncello Lemon Liqueur, Italy I grew up working in the restaurant business in Memphis, Tennessee. The Italian family I worked for made their own Limoncello and it was an honor when I was invited to imbibe upon a tipple. On many occasions where I have worked with Italian chefs, I […]

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Video: Wines of Central Italy

17 November 2014

Video: Wines of Central Italy This is a video about the wine of central Italy. The LCBO takes you on journey through the wine styles of Central Italy. Join Michael Fagan in part two of a three-episode series exploring the wines of Italy, and discover that history, beauty and infinite variety make Central Italy a […]

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What Wines You Need to Serve with Turkey Dinner

15 November 2014

What Wines You Need to Serve with Turkey Dinner?  What Wines You Need to Serve with Turkey Dinner? Well, this list is not another long, boring, “thanksgiving is complicated, and you need to read this 20 page guide to get how complicated it is to pair wine with cranberries, stuffing and pumpkin pie!”  (more…)

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