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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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Wine Aerators

8 Cool Wine Aerators

There’s nothing like opening a wonderful bottle of wine, pouring it in a glass, and sipping throughout the evening, letting oxygen slowly break the wine down, allowing you to enjoy the process of the wine opening up throughout your glass and throughout the evening.

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Wines by the Glass

In Defense Of “House Wine” – And Why You Should Have A House Wine Too

When browsing a wine list, particularly the “by the glass” section, chances are one of the choices on said list will be the establishment’s red and white house wines. The prices are usually pretty good, but unless you’re out looking for a deal, you’ll probably pass it by and tell your companions to do the […]

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The Birth Of Winehaven

Winehaven: How The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 Gave Birth To The World’s Largest Winery

In the years leading up to Prohibition, the largest winery in the world sprawled across a 47-acre campus, perched upon the San Francisco Bay. Its name was Winehaven. At its peak capacity the winery and its warehouses could hold 12 million gallons of wine, which were distributed by sea from an 1,800 foot wharf, and […]

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