All posts tagged "wine"

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    IMBIBE: Only somm…

    Indentifying true sommeliers from the impostors If you dine in the world’s most expensive restaurants, you’ll probably come across a sommelier (aka “somm”). The stereotypic image of a sommelier is that of a somber, sober, middle-age-or-older gentleman...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    IMBIBE: Provençal Provenance

    Meet the pink wines of southern France Here’s a fun fact that I’ll bet not even most sommeliers know: Rosé wines in France are more popular than whites. It’s true. Most of them—certainly the best ones—come from...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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    IMBIBE: 50 shades of Gris

    A dynamic grape for summertime sips and meals With the warm temperatures and sunny days we’ve been enjoying lately, my thoughts and taste buds are turning to summer picnic wines. And in a pinch, one of my...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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    IMBIBE: Vino on your screen-o

    A quartet of worthy movies for wine-themed film viewings   Who knows what any given coming weekend will hold, weather-wise? Thanks to rain and scorching temps, I’ve found myself inside catching up on a lot of TV series...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Toasting the red, white and blue

    Enjoy these warm-weather wines on ‘merica’s birthday Since 2015’s Independence Day happens to fall on a Saturday, I suspect some of us will be celebrating America’s birthday a little more—um, patriotically than if it occurred midweek. And,...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    IMBIBE: Greeks bearing gifts

    Exploring the ancient wines of modern Greece I’d be willing to bet my house that the least-traveled section of just about any American wine store is the section—usually tiny—that houses Greek wines. And that’s a shame, because these...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Tanzania for the day
    THIS WEEK: March 5-12, 2014

    JACKSON, WYO – WEDNESDAY 3.5 Tanzania for the day Cathy Shill presents Africa: Kilimanjaro and Wild Nature, a slideshow highlighting her trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro and safaris in Kenya and Tanzania. Armchair Adventure, 6:30 to 8 p.m....

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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