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Hot mulled wine at a picnic
Hot mulled wine at a picnic
Hot mulled wine at a picnic

Holiday Mulled Wine

It’s No Crock – This Is Fabulous! Ingredients: 2 bottles of red wine:  Cabernet or Merlot 1 sliced orange 1 sliced lemon 1 sliced lime 1/4 cup of brandy 1/4 cup of spiced rum 10 cloves 1/3 cup honey 6 cinnamon sticks 1 tab...
 
 
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GWN-home-slider-chef-viv
GWN-home-slider-chef-viv

Chef Vivant Releases MySommelier App

The MySommelier App, released by IDC Marketing, Inc. (IDC) and developed with a professional sommelier (wine pairing expert), aims to make it simple to pair the right wine with a meal, providing more than 5.9 million combinations.

 
 
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female-smell-wine
female-smell-wine

Scratch ‘N’ Sniff

Knock wine off its pedestal. That's the goal of wine expert Richard Betts. And he has come up with a brilliant way to do it: a scratch n' sniff guide to the aromas and flavors of the wine world.
 
 
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InsideOut Glass
InsideOut Glass
InsideOut Glass

Drinking Backwards

You can tell a lot by a glass simply by its shape. Now the assumptions of typical glassware are challenged with one that’s defying all the rules. The perk: It looks cool and keeps cool longer. UNCORK    InsideOut Glass

 
 
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Sun Riv 1
Sun Riv 1

Sun Riv’

Ingredients 4 fl oz Rivesaltes Ambré 2 fl oz Tonic 1 drop Lemon Syrup Ice Cubes Preparation: In a shaker, add ice cubes with Rivesaltes Ambré and tonic. Shake and pour into a glass. Add a drop of lemon syrup on top.
 
 
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Muscat Apricot 2
Muscat Apricot 2
Muscat Apricot 2

Devine Muscat Apricot

Ingredients: 4 fl oz Muscat de Rivesaltes 2 fl oz apricot nectar Ice Cubes Preparation: In a shaker, add ice cubes with the Muscat de Rivesaltes and nectar. Shake and pour into a glass.

 
 
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mirror

Getting Better With Age

A new gadget which claims to ‘age’ wine in minutes, improving its taste and making it more mellow, could be on sale by the end of the year after tests in the U.S. proved successful. The Wine Wizard uses electro-magn...
 
 
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mondaypasta
mondaypasta
mondaypasta

Meatless Monday Medley

You’ll no longer have a “case of the Mondays” after trying this recipe. Yes, there is no meat but this recipe is a great summer dish to start your week off on the right foot. Plus, we’ve included a coupl...

 
 
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chkgrill
chkgrill
chkgrill

Peachy Keen

Every day and month of the year can claim fame as a national celebration of one thing or another (National Prune Breakfast Month? Not a great idea.). But here’s one we are excited about: National Peach Month. Peaches are the ...
 
 
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surfer
surfer

Ocean Lovers Pledge

(Monterey, California) – Jekel Vineyards, a champion of Monterey’s rugged, marine-influenced vineyards since 1972, is proud to launch the Ocean Lovers Pledge in support of the non-profit Monterey Bay Aquarium’...