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How To Live The Winery Lifestyle

The wine business has a culture all its own. Long days in the vineyard, weekends tending wine in the cellar, bottling, marketing, promoting, wine tastings, tours, wine education……the list never ends. Working with wine is a career that takes no holidays since every customer wants wine for their holidays! You must have incredible patience, passion, and the ability to take

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Thanksgiving Day Wines – Easy as (Pumpkin) Pie!

As the Thanksgiving Day grocery store madness grows closer, who has time to worry about choosing wines for your Thanksgiving feast?! There is a plethora of different flavors and tastes on your Thanksgiving table and you want wines that will make everyone happy. Including your Wine Expert Uncle Pierre as well as teetotaler Gramma Betsy! There is a saying “Ain’t

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Heart Fluttering Valentine’s Day Wines

The romance of Valentine’s Day comes with it a bit of mystery and intrigue. The holiday was actually created in remembrance of St. Valentine who had been performing marriages in secret against a ban that had been set forth by the Roman Empire in 270 A.D.. But he was soon discovered, imprisoned, and then beheaded for his actions. St. Valentine

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Spirits of the Holiday Season

The holidays have snuck up on us once again and because our schedules are like a snowball rolling swiftly downhill gaining size and speed in every passing minute, who has time to decide what wines to buy for the upcoming festivities? Well, don’t you worry your curled little elf shoes. Just as Santa travels around the world in one night,

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A Garden of Summer Rosés

When Summer is coming up “Rosés”, then we must take advantage and sip them in. So many varieties, flavors, and smells…how can we try them all in just 13 short summer weeks? Colors that go from a pink salmon to a deep cranberry hue. They just scream fun, flavor, and festivities! Just as a rose can be wild and briery,

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Low Calorie Wines

The theory that states “if you don’t see me eating food, then it has no calories” is one that I have followed for years. It was usually a piece of cake, a cookie, a quart of ice cream, or something else that was sweet and high in calorie. But if you didn’t see me eat it, I wasn’t going to

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