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Tariffs Punish All Americans. Not Just Wine.

An Economy of Imports Tariffs are taxes on imported goods. The resale of imported goods, from machine parts to citrus is a bedrock of the…

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Super Bowl Party Wines: Guide to a Gourmet Game Day 2020

It’s Super Bowl Party time. As we gear up to consume quantities of traditional super bowl foods and drinks, leave some room for wine on…

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Top 10 Super Bowl Food and Wine Pairings

Super bowl food and wine paring is a great way to enjoy the game, even if you don’t care who’s playing. In case you do,…

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London Cheese Hotel Opens January 2020

Bad news for resolute London travelers intent on cutting down on their cheese intake. Beloved bistro Café Rouge has opened the world’s first cheese hotel,…

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A Very Merry Winemaker Arnaud Thomassin

The man behind Chàteau de France (Pessac) Shares His Holiday Wine List As told to Tristan Olphe-Gallaird of Big Bouffe I’m going to spend the…

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My Christmas Wine List: A Parisian Food and Wine Blogger’s Wish List

A few years ago, as I was interviewing chefs and restaurants owners for a Parisian restaurant guide, I met Enrico Bernardo who owned two Michelin…

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Hanukkah Food and Wine Pairing: Sommelier-Style

Traditional Symbolic Foods. Fried Raise a glass to the miracle of light. Hanukkah is a time to celebrate with loved ones over heaping plates of…

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A Mulled Wine Primer

The scent of cinnamon and cloves has become a hallmark of holiday season, but the recipe for mulled wine has deeper roots than you might…

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What Winemaker Guy Sarton du Jonchay (Vidal-Fleury) Drinks for Christmas

As told to Tristan Olphe-Gallaird of Big Bouffe First of all, there will be no Vidal-Fleury at my table as I rarely drink the wines…

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Thanksgiving Wines 2019 Survival Guide

Plenty can go wrong around the Thanksgiving table when the eating winds down. When the plates get cold, the conversation can get heated, especially considering…