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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part II: Shrimp

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part II: Shrimp

The summer cookout is a staple of the season (something almost as American as apple pie), and especially if you’re near the ocean or just wish you were, shrimp...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part I: Hamburgers

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part I: Hamburgers

The summer cookout is a staple of the season (something almost as American as apple pie) and more often than not, the good, old-fashion hamburger takes center stage....

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Winery of the Week: Sol Rouge – Lake County

Winery of the Week: Sol Rouge – Lake County

At Sol Rouge winery, they have a special affinity with Rhone grape varieties.   Cultivating fruit from the unique terroir of Lake County in northern California,...

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Winery of the Week: The Winery SF – San Francisco

Winery of the Week: The Winery SF – San Francisco

Urban wineries are a growing trend, and The Winery SF is helping to turn San Francisco’s Treasure Island into a fabulous spot for tasting top-notch wines. Thanks...

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Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Vie comes from the Old French word meaning “to invite” or “to give occasion for”. But, in French today, it is simply translated “life”. So if you’re...

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Winery of the Week: Grgich Hills Estate – Napa Valley

Winery of the Week: Grgich Hills Estate – Napa Valley

Grgich Hills Estate is a winery with quite a pedigree. It’s co-founder Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition, some forty years...

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Winery of the Week: Louis M. Martini

Winery of the Week: Louis M. Martini

The Martini family has been crafting world-class Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley and Sonoma County since the early 1930’s. Their founder, Louis M....

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Winery of the Week: Per Cazo Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Per Cazo Cellars – Paso Robles

Per Cazo means ‘by chance’ in Italian, but after tasting their wines, it’s hard to believe they were simply made by pure luck. Winemaker Steve Glossner...

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Winery of the Week: Freemark Abbey – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Freemark Abbey – Rutherford

Freemark Abbey has a history in the Napa Valley, and Rutherford in particular, dating back to 1899. Over the years, the winery certainly played a part in developing...

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Winery of the Week: Raymond Vineyards – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Raymond Vineyards – Rutherford

Raymond Vineyards was founded in 1970 as a 90-acre estate in Rutherford, making it one of the Napa Valley’s pioneers. Today, the winery’s property comprises...

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