Value Wines for the New Year!

Cune Rioja Crianza, Rioja, Spain, 2011
Cune Rioja Crianza, Rioja, Spain, 2011 $14.00
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Feudo Maccari Nero d'Avola, Sicily, Italy, 2012
Feudo Maccari Nero d'Avola, Sicily, Italy, 2012 $17.00
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Helfrich Gewürztraminer Alsace, France, 2012
Helfrich Gewürztraminer Alsace, France, 2012 $16.00
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Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin, South Africa, 2014
Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin, South Africa, 2014 $14.00
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Which Wines to Pair With: Celery Leek Soup with Bacon & Croutons!

January 29, 2015

I have an enduring penchant for soup and Potato Leek has always been one of my favorites. While not the most figure-friendly option, it’s delightfully hearty and warming, the perfect comfort on a chilly Winter day like we’ve been experiencing lately in South Florida – seriously, it really HAS been cold! I recently came across this recipe for Celery Leek Soup with Bacon & Croutons which sounded very similar except it didn’t call for the starchy potatoes or heavy cream found in most Potato Leek Soup recipes – well, the good ones anyway. The Celery Leek Soup recipe swapped the potatoes for celery and the heavy cream was replaced with a scant 1/2 cup of crème fraîche. My husband had...

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Producer Profile: A Visit to Champagne Krug!

January 25, 2015

There are few libations on the planet that embody luxury and glamour quite like Champagne. The Champenois have built a tradition and legacy of excellence since the days of Dom Pérignon, and Champagne Krug embodies this ethos like no other. Founded in 1843 by Joseph Krug, this iconic house surpassed traditional techniques and production standards of the time and achieved a reputation for excellence which endures to this day. A true visionary, Joseph Krug was obsessed with the exceptional. He was uncompromising in his approach to Champagne and Krug was the first house in which each and every cuvée was designed to be of equal quality and distinction. Krug’s goal was to provide his clients with the most pleasurable Champagne...

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