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Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

The Wines of Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
We continue on our journey through Italy with a stop in the gorgeous region of Trentino-Alto Adige. This beautiful nook is the northernmost region in Italy, bordering Switzerland, Lichtenstein, and Austria.  Technically, it is composed of two provinces that have a complicated political history, but in 1919 Trentino (which was once part of Austria) became - Read More
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Thursday, February 11th, 2021

The Wines of Lombardia, Italy
Oh how we love Italian wines! There’s such a diverse variety among the regions of Italy and one of our favorites is Lombardy (Lombardia). This northern region is at the very top of the boot and is mostly inland, which is very different from some of the other popular regions like Tuscany which is coastal. - Read More
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Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

What is ABV and What are the Strongest Wines?
Have you ever noticed how some drinks hit you faster or give you a buzz where others don’t? Maybe you’re sensitive to shots of liquor but wine is much gentler, or you can throw back multiple beers but if you did it with mixed drinks, you’d be toast. This is because of the ABV, or - Read More
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Thursday, February 11th, 2021

The Wines of Lombardia, Italy
Oh how we love Italian wines! There’s such a diverse variety among the regions of Italy and one of our favorites is Lombardy (Lombardia). This northern region is at the very top of the boot and is mostly inland, which is very different from some of the other popular regions like Tuscany which is coastal. - Read More
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Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

What is ABV and What are the Strongest Wines?
Have you ever noticed how some drinks hit you faster or give you a buzz where others don’t? Maybe you’re sensitive to shots of liquor but wine is much gentler, or you can throw back multiple beers but if you did it with mixed drinks, you’d be toast. This is because of the ABV, or - Read More
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Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Italy – The Wines of Liguria
As you have figured out by now, we love Italian wines. The country is just exploding with incredible wine regions that are so unique and delightful, and there’s always something for every palate. Liguria is a coastal region in the top of the boot, just on the border of France. It’s neighbors with Piedmont, Italy, - Read More
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Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Why Do You Age Red Wine But Not White Wine?
We regularly talk about vintages, and how many years a wine is good for, or how long the vintner aged their wine before selling it. However, you may have noticed we really only discuss this in regards to red wines, not white. So why is this? Why do we age red wines instead of whites? - Read More
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Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Wines for Christmas 2020
This time of year is usually filled with sparkly parties and big family gatherings and so many delightful events to celebrate and be together with the ones we love. Although the parties are mostly solo, and the family gatherings are virtual, we know how happy we are to have a reason to celebrate!  And, as - Read More
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Friday, December 4th, 2020

What to Drink for a 2020 Hanukkah
Put on your yarmulke, here comes Chanukah! Hanukkah. Chanukkah?  However you spell it, the Festival of Lights is almost here! And although there may not be any parties or big shindigs, there is still plenty of cause for celebration. You don’t need any party to have a reason for latkes, so break out the potatoes - Read More
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