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Quesadilla and Grilled Pizza’s are abundant for this #SundaySupper with Katie Workman and Mom 100 Cookbook

This Sunday Supper food bloggers across the nation are featuring recipes from  Katie Workman’s Mom 100 Cookbook.  Katie makes one thing clear, feeding our families doesn’t have to be stressful.  A wife and mother of two who worked in publishing … Continue reading

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2010 Sauvignon Blanc Redwood Ranch, Sonoma | Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery

The philosophy at Gary Farrell Winery is ‘grounded in a total commitment to detail – from grape to glass.”  Sourcing grapes from – and maintaining relationships with – quality growers is the foundation of this philosophy. The grapes from the … Continue reading

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Napa Cellars Reserve Wines ~ small production wines by Joe Shirley

A question I get often is “What does it mean when the label says Reserve?  Is it really worth it or is it just an excuse to jack up the price?” My answer is “Maybe, sometimes.” Some winemakers may overuse … Continue reading

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Madeira Tasting at the Astor Center, NYC

Wine Everyday was recently invited to attend the Trade Tasting of 40 Madeira Wines at the Astor Center in New York City held on Monday, June 18, 2012. Although I had a scheduling conflict, I enlisted the help of my … Continue reading

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Why buy wine by the case? Here are 12 “Cheaper-by-the-Dozen” Reasons

I’d like to share with you an article I recently wrote for 12most.com. If you are not familiar with the 12most concept it’s a group of writers who share their articles in the format of lists and every list has … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 4 ~ 2011 Big House Red

Round four of “Battle of the Boxes”.  If ever a box wine will ‘hold you captive‘ Big House Red will! Winemaker Georgetta Dane who playfully refers to herself as ‘Warden’ produces a variety of wines a stones throw from the … Continue reading

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2011 Mosel Valley Riesling | Cupcake Vineyards

Since 2008 Cupcake Vineyards have been producing wines from California’s Central Coast, Italy, New Zealand and Argentina. I’ve had the opportunity to review their Angel Food , Red Velvet and Prosecco wines; with the Angel Food being my most popular … Continue reading

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Caliente wines from South America!

Caliente: translation ‘hot’; as in hot-sellers. Thanks to the popularity and our current love affair with Malbec, it has opened us up to other tremendous wine values from South America.  Here is a list of some South American wines I’ve tried with … Continue reading

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“Boom Varietal: The Rise of Argentine Malbec”

A documentary produced by Rage Productions explores the question “What has made Argentinean Malbec so popular?” Some think the boom is a result of wine drinkers latching on to the wine-of-the-moment, similar to their fascination with Merlot, those folks are … Continue reading

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Budget Friendly Wines for a Budget Friendly #SundaySupper

The mission is to bring back ‘Sunday Supper Around the Family Table‘ in every home.  The creation of Isabel from Family Foodie, it has turned into a national movement with celebrity chefs also tweeting along. We encourage families to join … Continue reading

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