Monthly Archives: December 2012

All That Sparkles For New Year’s Eve

Since just about every wine-growing region on the planet produces some version of sparkling wine, there must be something to it. Here are a few sparkling wines from around the world that you should definitely consider making a resolution to … Continue reading

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WTOP Radio Wine of the Week – Wines for the Holidays

The holiday season is almost here and, hopefully, most of your shopping and schlepping is done. Now it’s time to concentrate on one last detail: the wine. Click here to listen to this week’s Wine of the Week on WTOP … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas… A Fun Case Of Wine

Twelve days of Christmas. Twelve bottles of wine in a case. Coincidence? Maybe. But if I could unwrap just one present on Christmas morning, it would be this case of international wines selected for their remarkable value. Click here to … Continue reading

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Wines for the Holidays

Whether you celebrate with carols, candles or caviar, a great bottle of wine shared with friends and loved ones can be a memorable experience. In addition, if you’re hosting a holiday party, or have been invited to one, you’ll want … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Museum Honors Five California Winemakers

How do you know when you have “made it” in the wine world? Well, one indication would certainly be monetary success. But the ultimate compliment may just include being honored by the Smithsonian Institution with an exhibit featuring your wines. … Continue reading

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1985 Bottle Of Something I Don’t Recall

A friend of mine sent me an email recently, informing me that his son attended a business meeting where the following wines were served: 2005  Pichon-Lalande 1989 Chateau Margaux 1970 Chateau Margaux and my personal favorite… 1985 Bottle of Something … Continue reading

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Rose Wines for Year Round Enjoyment

Rosé wines to pair well with a wide range of cuisines, including Mexican, Middle Eastern, Thai, Spanish and Indian. Continue reading

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