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Steak and Wine Pizza

by Gabriella Owens

May 16 2015

This pizza is one of Rick’s creations and a delicious one at that. Make the wine reduction sauce ahead of time, since it takes at least an hour to make. The wine reduction sauce will make the dough soggy, so it should be drizzled on right before cutting and eating.1…

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Rose wines are hot! The Rose Competition from the inside.

by Bob Ecker

May 15 2015

Article: The Rosé CompetitionBy Bob Ecker May 2, 2015Includes Full Award ListYears ago I was fortunate enough to visit Provence and enjoyed many fine, pale, fragrant rosé wines in the cafes of Arles, Uzes, and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence among other delightful spots. The balanced Bandol and other rosé wines were perfect for…

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Texas Department of Agriculture Proposes 75% Texas Grapes Requirement in GO TEXAN Wine

by ANDREW JOHN CHALK

Apr 30 2015

June 12th, 2014: In a major rules announcement the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today proposed that future use of the GO TEXAN mark on wine packaging will require that 75% of the grapes used to make the wine be from Texas. This replaces the existing rule under which 0-%…

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Graham’s – Ne Oublie … Very Old Tawny Port

by Olga Magalhães Cardoso

Apr 21 2015

The Symington family has launched a wine from 1882 to celebrate the arrival in Portugal of the family’s pioneer. The name couldn’t have been more exemplar. Ne Oublie – meaning unforgettable or do not forget! Ne Oublie is more than an extraordinary wine; it is a family jewel, a historical…

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The "Five S" Approach to Wine Appreciation

by Jerry Greenfield

Mar 25 2015

ByThe Wine WhispererAs many have heard me say, enjoying wine means liking it. Appreciating wine means knowing why you like it. Unfortunately, many beginning wine lovers get put off by hearing people say things like, “Oh, yes…there’s some nice gooseberry notes on the nose, and the herbaceousness spreads across the…

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Closing Argument: Stopping The Bottle

by Quini Team

Mar 22 2015

Written by: KL TurnerNatural cork has enjoyed a long romance with the wine bottle. Over the past 250 years, corks have sealed many a high profile vintage in anticipation of opening night. The pop, the pour, and the pleasure all combine to deliver a great wine experience. Why is cork…

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Hosting A Great Wine Party

by Quini Team

Mar 22 2015

Written by: Sean Weiderick If you have ever wanted to host a wine party, but you were not sure where to start, then here are some ideas to get you started:What you will need:– Enough wine glasses for all your guests. Everyone should have the same type of glass as…

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The Road To Quality Is Israel’s Route Out of The Wine Desert

by ANDREW JOHN CHALK

Mar 22 2015

I was interested when the Israel Wine Producers Association (IWPA) came to town recently to publicize new developments in Israeli wine. Although, Israeli wine has been around retail stores here since the 1980s, it has been characterized by products targeted at the niche market of observant jews seeking a kosher…

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