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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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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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Movies to watch while you empty a bottle of wine

New York Post - by Johnny Oleksinski - March 28, 2020

What’s the perfect pairing for Netflix and vino? A wine movie! Vino flicks comprise a peculiar Hollywood sub-genre that nearly always takes place in California, and features characters who are erudite sophisticates, crazed drunks or, ideally, both.

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Virtual Wine Tastings Are Now a Thing: Here’s How You Can Sip New Varietals From Home

Robb Report - by SARA L. SCHNEIDER - March 22, 2020

Keep your social life alive and learn a little something, all while helping an industry stay afloat.

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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Wine Certifications

VinePair - by Emma Balter - March 5, 2020

Discerning consumers are increasingly aware of what they put into their bodies, and concerned about the ethical and sustainable ramifications of products they choose to buy. In the food and drinks space, this is now a mainstream tendency, which started with food, then moved into wine.

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Better Than Chocolate: 5 Foods to Pair with Wine this Valentine’s Day

THE MANUAL - by Mark Stock - February 13, 2020

Chocolate and flowers is the pairing that they want you to think of when it comes to Valentine’s Day. But you’re not a creativity-lacking cog in the old machine, are you?

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You’ll Fall in Love With These Discounts! 120+ Valentine’s Day Freebies and Deals for 2020

Parade - by Jessica Sager - February 9, 2020

Love, like most of the best things in life, are free (or cheap!). This Valentine’s Day, show both your Valentine and your wallet some love when you indulge with specials, sales, freebies and steep discounts on everything from romantic gifts to massages, hotel stays, meals and more. There are even special Valentine’s Day specials (including freebies, deals and discounts) for the […]

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Calaveras County is a small but mighty California wine region you should know

THE PRESS - by Mike Dunne - February 1, 2020

Diversity is a defining characteristic of Calaveras County’s small but spirited wine trade. More than 50 grape varieties are cultivated over 700 acres just a stones throw from South Tahoe, with the most extensively grown being Cabernet Sauvignon at 101 acres, followed by Syrah (82), Zinfandel (78) and Chardonnay (69).

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