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Cool Wines for Hot Days

Cool Wines for Hot Days

As summer is approaching, we are thinking about those hot days and evenings ahead. Traditionally, white wines become much more popular during summer. But, rest assured that’s not required. Just as we tend to eat lighter foods during the hot weather, we need to look to lighter wines also. Cool Red Wines There are plenty […]

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Arranging a Buffet Table for Both Food and Wine

Arranging a Buffet Table for Both Food and Wine

You’re planning a fun wine party and want to use a buffet setting. You need to work out arranging a buffet table to show off the wines you have chosen for the party. It’s actually easier than you think and we have great ways to help you. Arranging a Buffet Table for Summer Wine Parties […]

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Summer Wine Parties – Barbeques

Summer Wine Parties – Barbeques

Summer is a time for outdoor parties, so we are enjoying planning our parties with special wines. Barbeques are very popular for summer entertaining. Whether it’s hot dogs and hamburgers or elegant steaks, wines will go wonderfully for your summer barbeques. Wines for Meats Typically, red wines goes best with red meats, but don’t be […]

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Wine and Chocolate: Delicious Combinations

Wine and Chocolate: Delicious Combinations

We know that wine and food just go together. Each enhances the flavors of the other. But, did you know that wine and chocolate also go together? A nice treat for those of us who love wine and love chocolate. Rich Flavors Together in Wine and Chocolate The rich dark chocolates are the best. Besides […]

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Wine and Cheese Pairings

Wine and Cheese Pairings

The process of choosing which cheeses and which wines go together is a monumental one and definitely open to individual tastes. Wine and cheese pairings don’t have to be difficult. Here we break it down into some basics for you. Basic Wine and Cheese Pairings First, a basic rule of thumb: lighter cheese, lighter wine, […]

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Wine and Cheese Pairing: Book Review

Wine and Cheese Pairing: Book Review

For those of you interested in learning more about wine and cheese pairings, we have found a good book for you. Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing and Enjoying offers you lots of information about over 70 different types of cheeses and the wines that can work well with them.   click on […]

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Summer Wine Parties – Picnics

Summer Wine Parties – Picnics

Don’t we all enjoy picnics during the summer? Well, remember to add summer wines to your menu. Wines go so well with the fun foods we typically enjoy on picnics. We consider picnics to be very relaxed events, fun for all. So imagine sitting comfortably under a shady tree, snacking on your favorite picnic foods […]

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Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

We get asked often, if I’m serving red meat do I have to serve red wine. The answer is not necessarily. There is a reason why you might want to, but if you prefer white wine then enjoy it with red meat. Red meat is a heavy, flavorful food. Tradition says that a red wine […]

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