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CHAMPAGNE VS EZELL'S FAMOUS CHICKEN

THE CHALLENGE:

The perfect expression of terroir meets home town favorite; Prestige meets comfort; French bravado meets Southern Hospitality; LOUIS ROEDERER, BRUT NATURE, 2006 (1833) meets CLASSIC EZELL’S FAMOUS CHICKEN (1984). 1,088 more words

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The Middle Way: Why Rosé is a great introduction to Wine, Buddhism and Getting Back to the Basics

For me, Rosé is the wine to kick-start spring and summer. It’s akin to packing away all of your winter gear because you are certain that the cold and gray of the past few months are long gone. 584 more words

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No more Wine Lists?

No more old Wine lists?

At least not in the way we know them.

Here is what Christopher Coope of Drinkonomics suggests

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/05/the-traditional-wine-list-is-dead/

So, be creative!


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WINE LIST FAUX PAUX

Last night, my wife and I were treated to dinner at the Salt Creek Grill (LINK) near Princeton, NJ. We had a very nice meal and wonderful conversation, part of which was about an issue with the  275 more words

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A Tale of Two Sauvignon Blancs

Traveling Vineyard has released two long awaited Sauvignon Blancs! I immediately ordered a bottle of each so I could “test them out” (haha, tough job) and see first hand what the differences are. 800 more words

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WHAT TO DO WHEN THEY GIVE YOU THE CORK IN A RESTAURANT

Here is another great article from VinePair.com on what to do when the waiter or sommelier give you the cork from that bottle of wine you ordered in a restaurant. 10 more words

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Austin's June Rodil becomes 7th Texas master sommelier

It’s extremely difficult to become a master sommelier, the highest ranking of wine specialist that exists. In Austin, only two sommeliers had reached that echelon — until McGuire Moorman Hospitality’s beverage director, June Rodil, joined their ranks yesterday. 208 more words

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