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Tim Vidra

Lot18 Grilling Collage

For some, grilling season is all season. For others, spring is when the grill is pulled out, dusted off and open for business. There is something about breaking away from the kitchen to head outside, enjoying family and friends for a… [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

DuCard Vineyards Lot18

Early in spring I had the the opportunity to take a beautiful drive up toward Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to visit with Scott Elliff, the proprietor and passion behind DuCard Vineyards. This boutique winery sits nestled among the mountains in a picturesque setting, where… [Read more…]

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Lot18

Pinot

If you have nothing to do on April 14, get yourself a ticket to Pinot in the City at City Winery (6-9pm). Actually, if you already have something to do, cancel. You want to be at this tasting. While a ticket… [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

Eggs and Arugula Pizza — Lot18

Tis the season to brunch it up – Easter, Mother’s Day and not t0o far off in the distance, Father’s day. By simply using store-bought pizza dough to pair with fresh, spring ingredients, you can create a delicious rustic pizza at home… [Read more…]

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QueenSashy

There are dishes and then there are dishes. Dishes of the first kind are heaven for wine enthusiasts. Beef bourguignon. Steamed mussels. Smoked salmon. A big, juicy steak. Lasagna. Let’s call them the slam-dunks of food-and-wine pairing. And then, there… [Read more…]

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