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Super Bowl Wines

Super Bowl Wines

Figuring out how to match wine to Super Bowl foods is easy. (The snarky answer: have beer!) But to pick a wine that pairs with your team? That’s next level stuff, my friends! While the cult Napa cabernet Screaming Eagle might be the obvious choice for Philly fans, it’s also a scarce and expensive wine. […]

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Your Weekend Wine: Recioto

Your Weekend Wine: Recioto

Saturday is National Chocolate Cake Day. It’s also my birthday. And guess what I’m having to celebrate? You guessed it: chocolate cake. It is my absolute favorite. But chocolate as a whole (and cake in particular, with all its sweet frosting) is notoriously hard to pair with wine. Forget about trying to match it with […]

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Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine’s Day Treats

You could give your love a classic box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day. But why not kick it up a notch with some imaginative pairings? The folks at Bissinger’s, a 350-year old chocolate company, have come up with some creative indulgencies to satisfy a wine lover’s sweet tooth. After all, how could you turn down […]

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Your Weekend Wine: Chardonnay

Your Weekend Wine: Chardonnay

Winter white isn’t just for clothes. Lately, I’ve been thinking about (and drinking!) my favorite white wine for winter: full, rich chardonnay. Though these wines can veer close to the over-butter, over-oaked chards of yesteryear, today’s winemakers know exactly how to walk the line, coming up with big, luscious, rounded wines that envelop your palate […]

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The ArT of Wine Preservation

The ArT of Wine Preservation

  Earlier this fall, a nice guy named Ryan Frederickson emailed me to ask if I was interested in getting a sample of ArT 18, an argon wine preserver. One of two things happens when I have wine at home: either we finish the bottle, or there’s a little bit left, and it sits in […]

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