Wine of the week: Sherry, sherry baby

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  • April 19, 2019
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Poor sherry. It is one of the most misunderstood and unappreciated wines in the land. And for no good reason that I can tell other than the savvy, if not misleading, decades-old marketing campaign promoting inexpensive “cream sherry” that can border on cloying. But not all sherries are created equal, and some are definitely more equal than others.

Wine Talk: P!nk Jams to Cab Franc

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  • April 18, 2019
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Megastar singer Alecia Moore makes wine in Santa Barbara, but her old-school inspirations are the Loire and Bordeaux

Need Help Picking Wine For Your Passover Seder? Here Are Our 10 Favorite Kosher Bottles

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  • April 17, 2019
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Kosher wines get a bad rap. There’s a common misconception that they are all syrupy-sweet, and that Manischewitz is the only option. Not so. Now, there are plenty of quality kosher wines to choose from. Here are 10 bottles we recommend.

Is this the best wine in the world? 40 million reviews say so.

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  • April 16, 2019
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What’s the best wine in the world? Every winemaker would love to produce it. Every wine lover would love to drink it and hoard a few bottles in the cellar. Every wine writer would love to anoint it and tell you to buy it.

10 of the Best Rosé Wines to Drink and Why You Should Drink Them

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  • April 15, 2019
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Guys, rosé rules. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. You’ve probably seen dudes rosé-ing all day, seen the pink wine sold in forties, and most likely heard the term brosé at least once in your life by now. We’re not here to talk about any of that (directly, at least). We’re here to talk about the wine itself and, more specifically, why you should be drinking it this spring and summer.

Blue Nun aims its latest wine at millennials by making it sparkle with gold leaf

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  • April 14, 2019
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Blue Nun is back. And she has bling. Wine lovers of a certain age will remember Blue Nun Liebfraumilch, the popular white wine that took America by storm in the 1970s and 1980s. The Liebfraumilch, an off-dry nondescript white blend, disappeared in the late ’90s, but Blue Nun didn’t. The brand’s current push is with the Blue Nun 24K Gold Edition, a sparkling wine dusted with flakes of edible gold leaf.

Official ‘Game of Thrones’ wine collection was inspired by climates, cuisines of Westeros

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  • April 13, 2019
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As Tyrion Lannister matter-of-factly tells Jon Snow, “Everything is better with wine in the belly.” And as it turns out, the folks behind HBO’s “Game of Thrones” believe that principle extends to the show itself, too.

Here’s why your olive oil, wine and cheese could start costing more money

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  • April 12, 2019
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It might be time to start rethinking that summer dinner party menu. Wine, cheese and other products from Europe could get pricey if newly proposed tariffs kick in.

You Can Now Buy Franzia ‘Little Franz’ Wine Pouches, Each Loaded With 3 Glasses Of Wine

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  • April 11, 2019
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The only thing better than a glass of portable wine? Three glasses of portable wine — all in one convenient container! And because Franzia, the makers of one of the go-to boxed wines, understands that more wine is greater than less wine, the company has created the perfect way for you to enjoy more wine at one time.

Five things you can learn from the color of your wine

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  • April 10, 2019
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The shade of the wine in your glass can hint at how it was made, which grape variety was used and where it is from. Square Wine Co. owner Andrea Hillsey offers background you can use at your next tasting.