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Emeritus Vineyards

Emeritus Vineyards

A visit to any vineyard is pretty much going to be spectacular.  There’s often a long drive lined with row upon row of verdant vines eventually leading to some sort of grand house or winery – or both! –  nestled among the lush scenery.   However, when the occasion is to see where a wine […]

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Tasting Single Serve Wines

Tasting Single Serve Wines

It’s been fun trying out single serve wines, though I have to confess I am more ga-ga over the packaging than the wines themselves.   To me, the wines are okay – while nicely fruity they don’t have a lot of depth or complexity.  As one friend who tasted with me put it, “There’s not […]

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Single Serve

Single Serve

Words can’t capture the look on my husband’s face the other night when I cracked open a nice, cool can of…wine?!   Okay, your expression right now might look a bit like his did, but hear me out.   One of the biggest beverage trends right now is single serve wine – and it’s getting […]

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Picking Your Summer Red

Picking Your Summer Red

Despite my tepid feelings about the wines we tasted, I probably would have enjoyed most of them with a burger or freshly grilled steak as an accompaniment.  That’s a testament to the power of food and wine pairing!   But really, there’s no big trick to finding the right summertime red.  It’s just a matter […]

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It's Summertime and the Drinkin' is Fine...

It’s Summertime and the Drinkin’ is Fine…

It’s not news that summer is white wine season.  But there are lots of red wines that deserve get some summer lovin’ as well.   That was the theme of a tasting held at Armonk Wine & Spirits a few days ago, and my friend Susan & I (aka the Amateur & the Pro) were […]

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