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Wine’s New Big Man

Yao Ming set all types of records in the NBA. Not only was he a history maker, he took the nation of China along for the ride. Now retired from the game of basketball, Yao Ming takes to another court, that of the wine world and...
 
 
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The Cork Print

Stop right there!  May we see your bottles ID first? Not yours. You look of age. It’s the bottle we are worried about. Yes. It looks legit. But before you believe everything the label says, maybe you should get a second opin...

 
 
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Annapolis Valley’s Nova Scotia

On a recent trip to Canada, my fiancé Sue and I visited Sainte-Famille Vineyards in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Our host was the vineyard’s owner, Suzanne Corkum. Mrs. Corkum introduced us to a unique...
 
 
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2013 Sonoma Valley CRUSH

Almost 20 wineries in one place! If a wine lover could conjure up the perfect version of paradise, it would probably include rows of beautiful vines from one of California’s best known wineries.  If only they could truly...

 
 
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The Colares Fairytale

By: Lauren Mowery Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, where the edge of the earth kissed the sea, sat a castle. Perched high on a mountain, this pastel-hued palace looked down upon stark cliffs that plunged into the rumblin...
 
 
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Take a Tour with the Queen of Burgundy

By: Barney Lehrer and Jesse Nash Burgundy is a great name in the wine world. It is beloved worldwide for the delicate smoothness of its red wines made with Pinot Noir grapes as well as its “minerality,” sometimes buttery wh...

 
 
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Wine Beyond the Mexican Border

By: Amanda Arnold Just a two-hour drive south of San Diego across the Mexican border lies a peaceful Baja California valley brimming with ripened grapes, delicious wines and gourmet cuisine concocted from the freshest of fresh ...
 
 
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Taste of American Terroir

By: Steven Grubbs Late last summer, in midtown Atlanta, my restaurant hosted a tasting of grower Champagnes. Toward the end of the event, among the empty bottles and their cast-off, mushroomed corks, my friend Tamara pulled me ...

 
 
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Next Stop, Moldova

By: Leif Pettersen Moldywhatnow? Oh, you haven’t heard of Moldova? Not to worry. Being Europe’s least visited country (just 9000 international arrivals in 2011), Moldova is accustomed to blank stares whenever its na...
 
 
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Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

There’s so much to see and do in California wine country. But why not make the experience more memorable by traveling the countryside a little differently. Discover what form of transportation fits your fancy for your nex...