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Tim Vidra

Lot18 Easter Brunch ideas

Can you believe Easter is right around the corner? This holiday is a classic time for family traditions, gatherings — and brunch! Here are 10 recipes sure to make your table shine during this spring holiday. Be sure to have… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

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A couple weeks ago, I joined several other writers, sommeliers and buyers at a tasting of New Zealand wine led by the legendary Oz Clarke, the man behind all those famous wine guides. Silly me, I always assume that when… [Read more...]

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World Malbec Day

We love Argentina. At least a quarter of the Lot18 staff has been there for a professional or leisure visit, and not one of us would hesitate to go back. The only problem with visiting Argentina? The price of a… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Simple Spring Peas in a Chardonnay Cream Sauce - Lot18

Bucatini is a perfect pasta to hold this creamy sauce that includes an oaky Chardonnay similar to the Ankida Ridge I used from the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. Any leftover wine can also be served with… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Lot18 Shrimp Cocktail

Who doesn’t love a shrimp cocktail? Moreover, it’s a great start to a meal (or a lazy Saturday afternoon) when you pair it with a sparkling wine. Although, since I live in Virginia, I have the opportunity to taste some pretty… [Read more...]

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