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Cocktail Ingredients That Will Cure Your Cold

Cocktail Ingredients That Will Cure Your Cold

Ah, winter. This magical time of year is virtually synonymous with flakes, frost, and the flu. As much as we love watching fresh snowflakes falling from our window, sipping hot chocolate by the fire, and cozying up under a blanket with a good novel, having a cold can really put a damper on our winter […]

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What Do Winemakers Do All Winter Long?

What Do Winemakers Do All Winter Long?

When we think of vineyards, we generally envision flourishing canopies of green, leafy vines placed one after another in parallel lines, plump grapes in various colors dotting every row. During the spring, we know exactly what the winemakers are doing; they are nourishing those vines and getting ready for good old harvest, of course, which […]

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5 Cold-Weather Margaritas To Spice Up Your Winter

5 Cold-Weather Margaritas To Spice Up Your Winter

The margarita is one of America’s favorite cocktails, not only because of how tasty it is but because of how it epitomizes summer refreshment. ”They’re a poolside, kickback, ’feel-like-you-are-on-vacation’ kind of drink,” says Charlotte Voisey, a career mixologist and host of The Proper Pour With Charlotte Voisey. It’s why it just feels wrong to drink tequila, lime, and triple sec when […]

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Below The Surface: Winter In The Vineyard

Below The Surface: Winter In The Vineyard

Images of winter in the vineyard make the vines look sturdy, tranquil, and often quite dead. But beneath the picture-perfect dusting of snowflakes across Tuscany or clovers that blanket dormant Napa vineyards, there’s an incredible amount of microscopic activity happening the in the vineyard. Dormant vines are far from dead, and they’re not just asleep, either.

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