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Review: Campo Viejo Reserva

Review: Campo Viejo Reserva

’Tis the season for tons of dinner parties and get-togethers. There’s nothing quite as nourishing — emotionally, intellectually, culinarily — as eating and drinking with friends. But I’ve always found bringing wine to a dinner party to be one of the most anxiety inducing parts of life that most of us deal with on the regular, […]

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10 Bottles Of Torrontés To Add To Your Summer Drinking List

10 Bottles Of Torrontés To Add To Your Summer Drinking List

If you don’t know much about Torrontés, summer’s actually a pretty good season to learn. Since we assume, or hope, you’ll be spending more of your money on some beach time or awesome travel destinations, it’s nice to save a little bit when it comes to wine. And like other South American wines, Torrontés is […]

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Back To Bordeaux: 7 Great Bottles

Back To Bordeaux: 7 Great Bottles

Bordeaux can mean greatness. For me, the image was reinforced not long ago when the New York wine collector George Sape invited a few dozen Bordeaux enthusiasts to a dinner at the French consulate to benefit Cité du Vin, an ambitious new world wine center (in the shape of a decanter) nearing completion in the […]

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The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

Greece hasn’t historically been a place that immediately comes to mind when people mention the great wines of the world. While the country has cemented itself as the birthplace of democracy, the source of the world’s greatest mythological tales, and of course, a destination for honeymooners, its wine has always been an afterthought. We can mostly blame […]

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The Trouble With Drinking In Singapore

The Trouble With Drinking In Singapore

As is typical of our people, my fellow Americans were not shy to tell me all they knew about the little equatorial nation-state I’d be moving to last summer. They knew, for example, that a person was forbidden from chewing gum in that country, that the penalty for drug trafficking was death, and that once, […]

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