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10 Perfect Provence Rosé and Fall Food Pairings [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Perfect Provence Rosé and Fall Food Pairings [INFOGRAPHIC]

Seasons may change but what’s in your glass doesn’t have to. Rosé (especially those pale-pink beauties from Provence) is the perfect wine to pair with your favorite fall dishes because it’s dry, light, and vibrant like no other wine. Whether you choose a wine from Côtes de Provence, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence or Coteaux Varois en Provence, you’re […]

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Sake Is Emerging From the Shadow of the Sushi Bar

Sake Is Emerging From the Shadow of the Sushi Bar

For years Americans only knew sake in cheaply mass-produced iterations. We dropped shots of it into pints of Kirin, screaming “sake bomb!” to no one in particular; or sipped hot, boozy versions in strip-mall sushi joints. The latter comprised my introduction to the category. As a college undergraduate I went to dinner with a roommate’s […]

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Fino Sherry, Explained Through Food

Fino Sherry, Explained Through Food

For better or for worse, the Feria de Jerez is a feast for the senses. Southern Spain’s beloved weeklong festival in mid-May looks like a colorful fashion show, sounds like a cacophonous symphony, and smells like fresh horse poop. Such a spectacle engages all walks of life, appealing to a mix of well-groomed businessmen, ragged […]

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8 Somms Pair Their Favorite Junk Food With Wine

8 Somms Pair Their Favorite Junk Food With Wine

If a restaurant has a sommelier, it’s going to be a higher-end, chef-driven restaurant. Wine experts enthrall their guests with detailed advice on which wine to drink with which appetizer, entrée, and dessert. But when they’re not working, these oenophiles also enjoy the simpler things in life, including sweets and savories from the local 7-11. Because […]

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