Carignan Wine paired with Oscar Broadcast

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Every year I say I’m going to see all the Oscar-nominated movies before the February Academy Awards telecast. Every year, including this one, I fall way short. No matter…I always focus on the fashions more than the films anyway. And I always plan something really good to eat and drink in front of the television. […]

Valpolicella – A Winner

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Capitel San Rocco – Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Superiore Last Saturday my good friends, Sandie and Bob Trevathan, asked me to join them for dinner with their niece, Cassie, who just recently turned 21. I brought Cassie a bottle of bubbly Moscato D’Asti, thinking young women usually gravitate towards the sweeter wines. I quickly learned that […]

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A Valentine’s Beauty

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You’ve likely bought or received those cheap roses before. Yes – only $19.99 a dozen. You know the ones! Within one day the roses are in a pitiful droop and the petals have begun to fall. Ugh! Yes, we know it’s all in the thought and kindness of giving, but Valentine’s Day is not the […]