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Pairing Food and Wine

Food and wine. They should bring out the best in one another, and often times they do, but knowing which wines work out best with which foods and why is a key component to setting  a pattern of successful pairings? Take your food and wine pairing to a new level with these quick tips that account for sauces, textures, and innate flavor profiles. 

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Chablis Wine Guide

World renown dry, white wines, based firmly on the noble Chardonnay grape, laden with expressive aromatics, steely minerality and delicious acidity, the wines of Chablis are exceptionally food-friendly, working overtime as some of Burgundy's best ambassadors.

Petite Sirah Wine

Petite Sirah is a red wine grape that is named for its "petite" grape size, and is not a reference to this wine's palate impressions, which remain intense, full-bodied and brimming with big, bold flavors.

Alsace Wines - Six to Try

The wines of Alsace are made for food. Bursting with lively, food-friendly acidity with alcohol levels kept well in check, Alsatian wines run quite dry and steer towards white wine grape varieties.

Piedmont Wine

Piedmont is one of the top dogs in Italy's wine mosaic. Bringing the heavy-hitting wines of Barolo and Barbaresco to the world via the Nebbiolo grape, Piedmont also embraces the softer styles of Barbera and Moscato. Read more...

Strawberry Lime (with mint) Sangria Recipe

Strawberry Lime (with mint) Sangria Recipe

Alsace Wine: A Beginner's Guide to Alsatian Wines

Alsace Wine Guide

Wine of the Week: The Prisoner 2012 (CA) $39

The 2012 Prisoner is a wild-hearted wine inspired by Napa's "original" blended reds built by Italian immigrants.  A gutsy mix of Zinfandel, Cabernet

Wine Bottle Sizes

While most are familiar with the standard 750 ml wine bottle sizes, or the split 375 ml, there are actually over ten unique wine bottle sizes made today.

Wine of the Week: Freixenet Sparkling Cordon Negro Brut Cava (Spain) $12

One of the best-selling Cavas on the market, Freixenet's Cordon Negro Brut offers up exceptional citrus and toasted almond notes on the nose. Built on

Best Bets for Cava Wine

Cava is Spain's delicious (and affordable) answer to the bubbly sparkling wine scene.  Utilizing the same method for making sparkling wine as Champagne,

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