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Drinking More Wine During the Lockdown? You’re Not Alone

New York Magazine - by Josh Barro - May 8, 2020

If you have been drinking more wine during the coronavirus crisis, you’re not alone. Data from Nielsen shows that wine sales for off-premise consumption during the period from March 1 to April 18 were 29 percent higher than in the same period one year earlier.

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These 50+ Napa, California wineries are hosting virtual wine tastings in May

The Mercury News - by LISA HERENDEEN - May 3, 2020

There may not be any trips to Napa vineyards or other wine-tasting spots as the California shutdown continues through May. But the sipping and swirling and winemaker chats can continue at Northern California wineries that are hosting virtual wine tasting sessions.

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Costco Is Selling Frozen Wine Pops Just In Time For Summer

dellish - by KELLY ALLEN - April 28, 2020

Wine by the pop is the new wine by the glass.

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis launch ‘quarantine wine’ for a good cause

TODAY - by Francesca Gariano - April 19, 2020

100% of the profits will go to charities that help with COVID-19 relief funds.

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All of the Wines from Netflix’s ‘Uncorked,’ in Order of Appearance

WINE ENTHUSIAST - by TYHI CONLEY - April 13, 2020

Netflix’s new film Uncorked has been receiving rave reviews in the wine industry and beyond. It presents the story of a young man pursuing his sommelier dreams while dealing with family dynamics and financial challenges.

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20 California wineries are hosting virtual wine tastings, from Napa and beyond

The Mercury News - by CAROLIN LEHMANN - April 6, 2020

Wine country jaunts are off limits during California’s coronavirus-driven shutdown, but the sipping, swirling and winemaker discussions can continue at wineries that have begun hosting virtual wine tasting sessions.

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These Services Deliver Wine & Spirits Straight to Your Doorstep

E NEWS - by CAROLIN LEHMANN - April 5, 2020

One of the best perks of living in the present is that alcohol can be delivered straight to your doorstep. All it takes is a flash of your ID when the delivery person arrives and then you’re ready to knock off the edge with happy hour. But who can you turn to for alcohol deliveries?

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10 WINE FILMS TO WATCH DURING QUARANTINE

the drinks business - by Lucy Shaw - April 3, 2020

A golden oldie starring Rock Hudson and Jean Simmons, The Earth is Mine tells the story of the Rambeau family, a California winemaking dynasty trying to stay afloat during Prohibition. Hudson plays John Rambeau, who disobeys his father’s wishes not to deal with bootleggers by selling the family’s stock to Chicago gangsters.

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This Maryland Dog Named Soda Practices Social Distancing While Delivering Wine

E NEWS - by JESSICA FINN & MIKE VULPO - April 1, 2020

Raise a glass to social distancing and helpful dogs!…As millions of Americans practice social distancing amid the Coronavirus, one winery decided to get creative when it came to delivering delicious drinks to customers. How about a dog named Soda delivers the wine to eager customers?

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9 Food and Wine Pairings for Quarantine

THE MANUAL - by Mark Stock - March 30, 2020

As you may have noticed, this isn’t exactly the time for bountiful meals of fresh produce to be shared with friends and family. This is quarantine time, which increasingly translates to less in the way of fresh goods and more in the way of non-perishable grub.

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