Pairing Champagne & Barbecue Plus A Free Champagne Course

[1] Brut Champagne, the most popular style in Champagne and among sparkling wines in general, is a dry style, but not as dry as Extra Brut (photos #1, #2, and #4 © Champagne Bureau | Facebook). [2] Rosé Champagne is a delight with any course, and pairs well with fruit-based desserts. [3] Blanc de Blancs…
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Mulled Wine Sorbet Recipe For National Mulled Wine Day

[1] Mulled wine sorbet (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Mulling wine: warming wine with spices and fruits (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Mulling spices. Follow this recipe to make your own blend, for yourself and for gifting (photo © Take Two Tapas). [4] Mulled wine is typically served in a mug (photo…
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Pairing Wine With Dessert: Cake, Chocolate & More For National Drink Wine Day

It’s National Drink Wine Day. But let’s expand our American horizons to a different slant: pairing wine with sweet foods. Check out: Pairing Wine & Cake Pairing Wine & Chocolate Pairing Wine & Desserts Pairing Wine With Ice Cream & Sorbet   A bonus: Pairing Beer & Chocolate     NOW IT’S TIME TO PARTY!…
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American & Global Syrah Wines For International Syrah Day

February 16th is International Syrah Day, a wine that most aficionados place in France’s Rhône Valley* and its wine-making region, called Côtes-du-Rhône. You may be familiar with wines from the Côte Rôtie, Hermitage, and Cornas appellations. The best of the wines, from producers such as Chapoutier, Chave, Domaine Gerin, Guigal, Paul Jaboulet Aîné, Saint Cosme,…
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Blood Orange Sangria Recipe & Types Of Blood Oranges

[1] A delicious winter sangria made with the season’s blood oranges (photo © Salt And Wind). [2] There are three varieties of blood orange. This is the rosiest, the Moro (photo © Gelson’s Markets). [3] The Tarocco variety is less rosy, but just as delicious (photos #2 and #3 © Good Eggs). [4] Blood oranges…
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