All posts by Ted Scheffler

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  • IMBIBE: Mr. Natural

    Will Bucklin makes gnarly wines from ancient vines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’m pretty sure winemaker Will Bucklin would shudder at being called a hippie. I’m of the opinion that the proprietor of Sonoma’s Bucklin winery (founded...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Virtuous Vino

    Wineries and winemakers that give back. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Many wineries earmark a portion of their sales proceeds to worthy charities, from pet rescue organizations to those working with military veterans. There are far too many...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Cerveza Savvy

    Warm up with brews from clara to obscura. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Gather round, beer aficionados, because here are are some terrific Mexican and domestic Mexican-style brews to warm your bones and bring sunshine to your days....

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Uvas Perfectas

    España’s economic wines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It goes without saying that France’s winemakers produce some of the world’s finest wines. But then, just to the south, so does Spain. The difference is that España oozes good...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Trendy Sips

    How to impress your somm and friends with these popular new grapes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If 2016 was any indication, 2017 promises to be a tumultuous year. I, for one, will be drinking more than usual....

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Tasting 101

    Why wine geeks swirl, slosh, sip and spit. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a restaurant dinner recently, my son Hank asked me, “Does that really make any difference?” He was referring to the fact that I was...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: A Kiss on the Lips

    Try these sensuous cocktails for Valentine’s Day or any time. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Valentine’s Day is about nothing if not excess and indulgence. On that day each year, we splurge on chocolates, Champagne, gifts and special...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Smoky Sips

    Potent potions, from wine and whiskey to mezcal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, a friend of mine asked if I’d ever tried a “smoky” wine. He recounted ordering a bottle of zinfandel in a restaurant and said...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Winter Wining

    Grapes to warm the bones after a day in the Jackson Hole tundra. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you live in the Cayman Islands, sunny Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro or other places with year-round warm weather,...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • FREE WILL ASTROLOGY 12.28.16

    CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) As I was ruminating on your astrological omens for 2017, I came across a wildly relevant passage written by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. It conveys a message I encourage you to memorize and repeat...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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