A Slightly Sweet Thanksgiving: Madeira and Lambrusco Wine

According to Richard Mayson in his book on the subject: Madeira wine is currently experiencing a renaissance. It is a wine that behaves like almost no other. Heat and air, the sworn enemies of most wines and winemakers, conspire to … Read More

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Wine in the Desert: Blood Into Wine in Arizona and Patagonia

First, young wine drinkers and sommeliers want the new and obscure. For example, Lagrein red wine grapes from the Italian region of Alto Adige which borders Austria is rare to the point of obscurity and growing in popularity. Patagonia in Argentina … Read More

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Cupcake Wine: Sex & the City, Wine Pairings and Harry Potter

Is it just me, or are cupcakes (or more precisely cupcake sellers) everywhere? Cupcakes are suddenly everybody’s favorite dessert and every baker wannabe is trying to sell them. And if a budding entrepreneur is not selling them directly, they’re trying to … Read More