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Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Exploring The Wines of Portugal
Why should France, Italy, and Spain get all the attention? With many varietals you won’t find anywhere else, Portugal is an exciting and oft-overlooked wine region that deserves more recognition. If you’re looking to shake up your wine rack with high-quality, affordable wines from Europe, then keep reading! About Wine in Portugal Portugal has 14 - Read More

Monday, June 26th, 2023

New York State’s 10 Best Wineries and Vineyards
Move over Napa, because New York has some great wine regions of its own.  The Finger Lakes, Hudson River Valley, Niagara, and Long Island all feature competitive wineries that create exceptional products.  There’s no longer a need to travel across the country to tour world-class vineyards: they’re in our own backyard.  Here’s our list of - Read More

Wednesday, June 21st, 2023

Wine and Food Pairings For Summer
Wine and Food Pairings By The Shore What’s better than kicking back with your toes in the sand, listening to crashing waves with a glass of wine in your hand? Elevate your sun-soaked vacation with delicious wine and food pairings everyone will rave over! We have unexpected yet soon-to-be classic duos that you’ll savor seaside! - Read More

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

How to Pair Wine with Food: The Basics
Wine pairing is the art and science of matching wines with food to enhance both flavors. The right pairing can elevate a meal, bringing out the best in the food and the wine. But how do you know which wine to pair with which food? Armed with some background knowledge, experimenting – trial and error - Read More

Friday, March 31st, 2023

What’s A Mocktail?
Initially styled as ‘virgin’ drinks, mixed for women and children, the non-alcoholic cocktail, mocktail, has evolved into a sophisticated beverage for all seasons and occasions. According to Molly Kimball, author of “Craft: The Eat Fit Guide to Zero Proof Cocktails,” an alcoholic beverage is not always appropriate, but that doesn’t mean someone should skimp on - Read More

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

Mezcal 101
Are you looking for ways to liven up your bar cart? Mezcal is gaining ground among professional bartenders and home mixologists alike, thanks to its signature smoky notes and varied aging requirements. Made of agave, it’s similar to tequila but definitely has a style all its own. Keep reading to find out more about this - Read More
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Monday, February 20th, 2023

Chartreuse: History, Taste, Cocktails, and More!
The original Chartreuse recipe is from a mysterious manuscript from 1605 The Carthusian Monks are the Founding Fathers of Chartreuse The Last Word, Naked and Famous, and Trato Hecho are three popular Chartreuse cocktails Chartreuse or “The Elixir of Life” has a unique and extensive history dating back to 1605. This now-popular bitter liqueur has - Read More

Sunday, January 29th, 2023

Sulfites: Controversy or Chemistry?
Tannins and Histamines are more likely causes of headaches Sauvignon Blanc is a great light-bodied wine for sensitivity drinkers “Sulfite” includes a range of materials commonly used as preservatives in the production of foods and beverages So Sulfuric Dioxide is used by most wineries to prevent spoilage and arrest fermentation Having the opportunity to work - Read More

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Move Over, Cab: California Zinfandel is In It To Win It
It may come as a surprise, but Cabernet Sauvignon is not the original California grape. That distinction belongs to Zinfandel, which reigned supreme through the Golden State until Cab surpassed it in 1998. Grown in most of California’s 58 counties, Zinfandel isn’t content playing second fiddle to Cabernet any longer. With protected pockets of old - Read More