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Nelson Mandela Tribute

“I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances,” Nelson Mandela said. Nelson Mandela was a man with a mission. Growing up, he listened to the elder’s stories of hi...
 
 
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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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Nutritional Labeling

Labels revealing how costly a glass of wine or beer could be in terms of weight gain could soon be on the way, as the Government explores making them mandatory. Alcohol manufacturers already label drinks with standard drink mea...
 
 
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Blind Taste Test

It’s easy to imagine that the ritual of wine tasting is more theater than necessity. We often exaggeratedly swirl and stare, sometimes hold the glass up to the light, make jokes about legs or inkiness, sniff a bit, and th...

 
 
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The Mountains are calling

and so is the Black Box Wine...
 
 
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Bottles Got Back

A lot of people make wine-buying decisions based on the label. Some estimates for such single-bottle purchases run as high as 75 percent. Here’s the problem: Most consumers are doing it backwards, and not because they’re ch...

 
 
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Moving on Up

Burgundy-based Louis Jadot has acquired a vineyard in the Willamette Valley in Oregon for Pinot Noir production for an undisclosed sum. The estate’s first purchase abroad, production is set to commence with the 2013 vintage, ...
 
 
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Dirty DUI Case

Two victims of so-called “dirty DUI” arrests testified at the trial of the arresting officer in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that they were plied with wine at a Danville bar on the night of the incidents. ...

 
 
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First Class Flying

It looks like American Airlines’ flight attendants have added a new skill to their repertoire: wine pairing. Probably not something you’ll see in coach, but if you’ve got the $$ to upgrade … This latest effort come ...
 
 
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Taking Over the World

(Napa, California) – NakedWines.com, the first customer-funded online wine retailer, is pleased to announce that WIV Wein International AG, the world’s leading group of direct wine selling companies, has made a third round ...