Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wine Gift Ideas For the Wine Love – The Vine Gal

The day after Thanksgiving can only mean two things; turkey sandwiches and the start of the holiday shopping season.  Making a turkey sandwich is easy. Trying to figure out what to give the wine lover in your life takes a … Continue reading

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WTOP Radio Wine of the Week – Thanksgiving Wines

Every Thanksgiving, my wife and I experience the same crisis: What wine do we serve with Thanksgiving dinner? Yes, in our house, it’s a big deal! In order to keep the peace in the family this year, we decided to employ the … Continue reading

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DC Examiner – Annual Thanksgiving Day Wine Report

Every Thanksgiving, my wife and I experience the same crisis: What wine do we serve with Thanksgiving dinner? Yes, in our house, it’s a big deal! In order to keep the peace in the family this year, we decided to employ the … Continue reading

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Starter Wines – 11 Wines for Under $11 for 11-11-11

When I was starting my own wine education, I cut my teeth on red Bordeaux wines because that was what my wine group could afford. But the idea of spending north of a $100 today for a Grand Cru wine is … Continue reading

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Minyan Dinner at Le Chat Noir in DC

Another rocking evening with great wines, good food and a wonderful cause. About four times a year, a bunch of wine misfits get together to just have fun and raise a little money for a charitable cause. Of course, we … Continue reading

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The Vine Guy – Wines To Cut Your Teeth On

For the past couple of weeks, I have been writing about how consumers who want to learn more about wine can do so by reading wine books, attending tastings and starting their own wine groups. But when it comes right … Continue reading

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WTOP Wine of the Week – Learning More About Wine

So, you want to learn more about wine but don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re just looking for a reasonably priced wine that will expand your palate’s horizon. Either way, you’re not alone. Listen to this week’s WTOP … Continue reading

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Wine Primer 101 – Starting Your Own Wine Group

The best way for anyone to learn more about wine – whether you’re just starting off or want to take your interest in wine to the next level – is to sample as many different wines as possible.  Starting a … Continue reading

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