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Domaine Lafage Côté Est Blanc 2016, Roussillon, France

Domaine Lafage Côté Est Blanc 2016, Roussillon, France

Usually, I’m all about complexity in wines — the various layers that make wine interesting and take it beyond just alcoholic fruit juice. How does oak aging factor in? Can you detect minerals that reflect a wine’s terroir? How about spice or floral notes? Saline or earth? The list goes on. Students of wine live […]

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Make This Lunch In Your Office Kitchen: Ridiculously Easy Quesadilla And Chilled Lime Cooler

Make This Lunch In Your Office Kitchen: Ridiculously Easy Quesadilla And Chilled Lime Cooler

Unless you’re a high roller or work next to a plethora of bodegas, chances are you bring your lunch to work. But you probably also experience Lunch Regret from time to time. Lunch Regret is when you pack yourself a meal the night before or at the last minute the morning of, only to realize […]

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Falling In Love With Muscadet Despite Its Branding Problem

Falling In Love With Muscadet Despite Its Branding Problem

Muscadet is an introvert. It smiles when it ought to, it’s well-groomed, but it doesn’t have the style of Burgundy or the panache of Bordeaux. This is not investment banker’s wine because it’s difficult to spend $500 on a bottle of Muscadet. Actually, it’s hard to spend $30 on a bottle of Muscadet. And like […]

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Fall Is The Season For Oysters And Wine

Fall Is The Season For Oysters And Wine

Consider this a public service announcement from your friends at VinePair: late fall is the peak season for enjoying oysters. If this doesn’t make you run out right now and start slurping down these bad boys, we don’t know what will! And while we love oysters alone, there is something about oysters and wine that’s just […]

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