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7 Ports You Should Try This Fall

7 Ports You Should Try This Fall

Selling port is a bit of an uphill climb. This is an era of esoteric drinking, with somms championing the latest undiscovered region, Sunotry sending Scotch into outer space, and the rest of us gearing up for the dry, fruity, nuanced powerhouse reds of fall. And of course, port has its stereotypes: sweet, uncomplicated, stuff to […]

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Throwback To Your Childhood – Manischewitz Wine Cheese Ball For Passover

Throwback To Your Childhood – Manischewitz Wine Cheese Ball For Passover

Do you remember wine cheese from your childhood – the orange and red-ish swirled cheese that comes in a container? My parents loved serving it as a pre-dinner snack with Triscuits or for “special occasions” like Thanksgiving and family gatherings. It’s not fancy or gourmet, but it is delicious and addictive in that I-know-this-is-bad-for-me-but-I-can’t-stop-eating-it sort […]

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Port And Christmas, It’s A Thing

Port And Christmas, It’s A Thing

For decades, the English have had the tradition of drinking port—the fortified, sweet wine drunk most commonly after dinner—on Christmas. It’s a wonderful tradition—so wonderful, in fact, that we’d like to suggest that the tradition be picked up stateside. Why are we advocating that we Yankees take on this tradition? Well, because port’s delicious, and […]

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