Beaujolais..YES! Nouveau…NO!!

  It’s almost time for the 3rd Thursday of November (This year November 15th) When the French will release the Beaujolais Nouveau and American Consumers will line up asking for it, with the very false belief that this is the wine you are supposed to drink with Thanksgiving Dinner. I love the area of Beaujolais. […]

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This Ruché (Roo-Kay) For Rookies

One Rare Italian Grape Ruché (pronounced in English (Roo-kay) is a red  Grape variety from the Piedmont region. It is largely used in making Ruché di Castagnole Monferrato, a small production red varietal wine which was granted D.O.C status by presidential decree on October 22, 1987, and was granted the more prestigious Denominazione di Origine […]

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Happy “Hallo-Wine”!

  Most parents just look as Halloween as  Trick Or Treat day for Young Children. Those children are going to bring home some goodies. If you pick the ones they probably won’t want out or their stash, we can make Halloween a HolloWine holiday for adults by proper pairings for those Treats. No tricks here. […]

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I Practice What I Preach!

The 6Th Thoughtless Gift! I have said it over and over and will start saying it over and over again as we get into the Gift Buying Season. The reasoning that consumers buy Wines And Spirits that are commercially available in every single Restaurant and Retailer and the Reason the person you are buying for […]

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Use O.P.B During O.N.D. !

  Sommeliers don’t know anything about Dentistry or The Stock Market. We study wine. We learn the art of pairing wine with food and matching  guest’s palates with the right recommendations within the right budget. This video urges consumers in any situation that can use the help of a “Professional Opinion” to use O.P.B. or […]

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