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The New York Times on Red Wine on TV

Drowning In Wine Snobbery, The New York Times Entirely Misses The Point About The Show Scandal

Ah, The New York Times. You just can’t seem to stop publishing tone-deaf articles about Shonda Rhimes. Allesandra Stanley’s insulting piece about angry black women has a follow up, in the Dining and Wine section, no less. Yesterday saw the publication of “Red Wine Is the Drink of Choice on ‘Scandal’ and ‘The Good Wife’” by […]

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A Brief History Of The Corkscrew

A Brief History Of The Wine Corkscrew

The corkscrew, like so many other inventions, was borne out of necessity. For as long as we have sold wine in glass bottles sealed with cork stoppers, consumers have struggled to easily remove those corks. As soon as the earliest glass bottles arrived in late seventeenth-century England, inventors began dreaming up instruments to ease the […]

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Fall 2014 Alcohol Books

Boozin’ And Books: 10 New Fall Releases

As we begin to approach what’s predicted to be a particularly gruesome winter, we’ve already started to image what we can do to stay toasty inside. While number one in our hearts is most definitely a prescription for wine (shocker!), there is still room (in our hearts and our tummies) for other libations.

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