All posts tagged "wine"

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    IMBIBE: Virtually Umbria

    Tasting the Italian wines of Tuscany’s little sister. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On June 9, I took part in a virtual wine tasting. The wines I tasted were an array of reds and whites from Umbria, a...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Rosé Respect

    Finally, the pink hued wine is drawing the mass recognition it deserves. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I am so pleased to see rosé wines inhabiting larger and larger sections of our local (and national) wine stores. I’ve been...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Portuguese Dynamo

    Spain’s neighbor to the west is an affordable wine mecca. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As was the case with wine from Spain over the last couple of decades, table wines from Portugal—especially red ones—are beginning to attract...

    • Posted May 31, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Eastern Accomplices

    Sake, wine and other pairings for a perfect sushi meal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When pondering the question of what to drink with sushi it’s helpful first to chuck a few myths overboard. First, sushi is not...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Be Kind to Your Wine

    Storage dos and don’ts for that precious vino. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I still rue the day I opened a prized bottle of French Burgundy I’d been saving for a couple decades. Not too surprisingly, when the bottle...

    • Posted May 17, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Dramatic Alto Adige

    Italy’s northernmost wine region. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Like many other Italian wine enthusiasts, I relish the Italian white wines from Alto Adige. And so, I (and, I assume, others) am baffled by the lack of those wines...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Chalk, Rocks and Roederer

    The soil and sizzle of Roederer Champagne. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Louis Roederer has long been among my very favorite Champagne houses. So, when presented with an opportunity to enjoy a personal tasting and tour of Roederer’s...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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    IMBIBE: The Art of the Wine List

    What would you serve at your restaurant? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, a Cape Cod-based friend and colleague of mine asked for my input in creating a wine list and inventory for a new restaurant. Naturally, my...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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    IMBIBE: The Case for Rosé

    Why you should make friends with this food-friendly, low-alcohol wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When this article publishes—on St. Patrick’s Day—your head might be full of green beer and Irish whiskey. I, however, will be spending this...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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    IMBIBE: Sipping South Africa, Part 2

    A tantalizing taste-tour of South African wines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As I wrote in my Feb. 25 column—which was an introduction to South African winemaking and history—I’ve been tasting my way through a wide selection of...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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