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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. What’s the best kind of corkscrew? How is Champagne different from Cava or Prosecco? Was Carlo Rossi a real guy? (Yes, but his name… [Read more...]

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Cheese Platter — Lot18

Serving the perfect cheese selection is a challenge, much like pairing the perfect wine with dinner. Complicating things is the fact that most grocery stores nowadays offer many more options than you actually need. So here are a few simple tips… [Read more...]

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Herb Grilled Corn — Lot18

For most of us, eating fresh corn in summer is limited to boiling the cobs then slathering them in butter and salt. There’s nothing wrong with this, but everything needs updating and improving now and again. By taking a handful of herbs from… [Read more...]

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Wine Crate Uses — Lot18

If you are fortunate enough to purchase wine in wooden crates or are able to score a few in your travels, there are many creative ways they can be repurposed into useful storage or as a decorator pieces. Today I’m rounding… [Read more...]

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. When should I decant? What’s the perfect temperature setting on a wine fridge? Are screw caps really ok? (Yes, in fact they’re often better… [Read more...]

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