November 20, 2017 11:31 am Last modified: 12:21 pm

Food and Wine

Red, White or Rosé?

While having lunch with some friends the other day, I was asked a simple question: What wines are customers buying more of recently? I had to think about this quite a bit because it made me realize that wine sales have changed significantly and rapidly over the past few years.
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Bodacious Bordeaux

Bodacious: outright, unmistakable, remarkable, noteworthy, sexy, voluptuous (Merriam-Webster dictionary) Bordeaux: Wine region of France producing the greatest wines in the world. (My definition).
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Everything Is Coming Up Rosé in France

Being in the wine business, all our guests bring a bottle or two of wines they want me to try, their "secret finds," but when it comes time for cocktails before dinner, or "aperitif," as is said in France, almost everyone settles down with a glass of rosé th
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Everything Is Coming Up Rosé in France

Being in the wine business, all our guests bring a bottle or two of wines they want me to try, their "secret finds," but when it comes time for cocktails before dinner, or "aperitif," as is said in France, almost everyone settles down with a glass of rosé th
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What Exactly Are Organic Wines?

Frank L. Machover of V.I. Wine Wholesale writes that organic wines are about natural growing practices.
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Simmonds Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Faces 20 Years in Prison

Former government aide Alric V. Simmonds has accepted an open plea agreement that could put him in jail for 20 years on charges of embezzlement, conversion of government funds and grand larceny.
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Reporting from Paris on Sweet Wine and Turkey

While here in Paris, I have been thinking a lot about our great American tradition of Thanksgiving, such an intriguing concept to the French. This holiday is the only American fete based on food. Oh, there are many other celebrations of which food is a central part, but there is only
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Reporting from Paris on Sweet Wine and Turkey

While here in Paris, I have been thinking a lot about our great American tradition of Thanksgiving, such an intriguing concept to the French. This holiday is the only American fete based on food. Oh, there are many other celebrations of which food is a central part, but there is only
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Cooking With Wine

Food cooked with wine takes on the concentrated flavor of the wine, giving the dish a depth of flavor that is unequalled.
Here are two classic wine recipes.
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Is Wine Good For You?

In my opinion, the answer is undeniably “yes” -- but with an important caveat: in moderation. Moderate consumption of red wine may well help you stay healthy.
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