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Pumpkin Ale

Often released as a fall seasonal, Pumpkin Ales are quite varied. Some brewers opt to add hand-cut pumpkins and drop them in the mash, while others use puree or pumpkin flavoring. These beers also tend to be spiced with pumpkin pie spices, like: ground ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and allspice. Pumpkin Ales are typically mild, […]

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5 Reasons to Drink Pink Wine

There are few better wines than rose for summer sipping. Try one (or all) of these. Reputations can be tough to shed. Perhaps none are more stubborn than rosé’s. Why? The wine industry–by cranking out millions of bottles and casks of bland, too-sweet white zinfandel in the 1980s–did its best to kill the notion that […]

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Pairing Seafood & Wine

Seafood does not always have to be paired with white wine. Actually, some fish and shellfish dishes go quite well with varietals such as Pinot Noir and Merlot. Don’t be afraid to pair wine with sake, either! This list will help you plan which wines will go best with your next meal. WHAT WINE TO […]

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Summer Sunset Menus

Summer calls for summer food, and summer food calls for summer wines — wines that are light, chilly, and not too serious, so that they leave you light and chilled, too. And — surprise — this includes red wines. Chilled red wine? Of course. It’s summer, and it’s too darn hot for stuffy rules. While […]

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Comedy Night

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Wine & Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and you know what that means—wine and chocolate! My mother is half Swiss, but her chocoholic gene was inherited from her Norwegian mother. My father is Irish and Scottish—enough said. I know I’m really not addicted to either wine or chocolate because I only consume them when they’re readily available […]

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5 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Wine Lovers

Unsure about mixing your iPhone with wine? Well, if you’re a true vinophile, the iPhone is an amazing device to keep you more connected to your wine. The following list of top wine apps on the iPhone will convince you that mixing the two is worth the risk of spilling some pinot noir on your […]

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