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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Holiday wines on a budget

VouvrayPicture a classic Thanksgiving feast with a multitude of dishes and courses that feature ingredients, flavors, textures, herbs and spices of all sorts. Lots...

Dirty little wine secrets

Remember that adage about people who live in glass houses? That for them chucking rocks may be ill advised? Well, interestingly, there are some...

Fabulous wines from former football stars

Fall is upon us and along with the change in weather comes America’s favorite sports season. Flying pigskins, ballet-like behemoths clad in armor and...

Spindleshanks: Famous for flights

Remember when wine flights were all the rage? I do and I miss those days of tasting and comparing small pours of aromatic whites...

Beautifully complex Washington wines

Hope you enjoyed my recent wine voyage to southern Oregon in the last edition. The next stop on my wine journey is Washington, the...

The New Oregon Trail

Oregon wine country used to be so easy. All one needed to know was the Willamette Valley with wineries focusing on Pinot Noir in...

Wine gems at Café Fiore

What makes a restaurant a wine lover’s destination? It usually starts with an owner who has a passion for wine and a willingness to...

A Tour of Spain

Ready for a vino-focused regional tour of Spain? To do this tour right, we have to cover the main regions and their signature wines,...

California’s great growths

In exceptional European wine regions, such as Burgundy and Bordeaux in France and Borolo in Italy, top vineyards are titled as such and specialize...

Dynamic fusion at Fredrick’s

Fusion cuisine can be defined as combining widely differing ethnic or regional ingredients, styles or techniques. Some synonyms, which seem particularly relevant tying together...


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