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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 20

Rock-star sommelier, Aldo Sohm, opened a new wine bar in New York City last month — the eponymous Aldo Sohm Wine Bar.  I have no idea why I know this.   308 more words


Olivia Pope and Popcorn

So Scandal premieres tonight, yay!  I don’t watch it.  But my mom told me about Olivia Pope’s obsession with huge pours of red wine and popcorn.   500 more words


Wine Wednesday

Here’s the scene: you’re standing in the wine aisle at the store trying to pick out a wine to pair with dinner. There’s lots of options, but in the end you reach for something you know because it’s too risky to grab a bottle you’ve never had. 303 more words

What’s Pasta Without Wine?

A meal of pasta, salad, bread sticks and a soft drink sounds pretty good to me right now.

But what if that meal were priced at $99? 391 more words

Wine Buzz

I'll Have the House Swine

Every bottle of wine is an opportunity to learn something.

Recently, I had the opportunity to taste three wines from the inaugural release of House Swine Cellars, located in Paso Robles, California. 1,013 more words


Mangia! Mangia!

Lucky me. Rodney Strong Vineyards reached out to me several months ago to contemplate hosting a wine dinner at my house to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of the Klein family owning the brand. 320 more words


A wine you should know... 2012 Hardin Cabernet from Napa

Well, the weather is starting to turn and with it most people’s palate… As the temperatures drop wine drinkers en masse set aside their rosés and crisp whites and move into the realm of big reds. 918 more words

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