Wine

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It is often said that one of the best wines for a traditional Thanksgiving meal is a serious pinot noir. This is because pinot noir wines are typically food-friendly, with bright fruit notes, soft...

11/16/2016
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Thanksgiving dinner is one of those American traditions, like all extended family gatherings, that are regularly greeted with joy or dread, depending entirely on one’s attitude and forbearance....

11/16/2016
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The perfect remedy for a stressful election day is a warming restorative cocktail such as a hot toddy.

11/7/2016
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Between the funny weather and the depressing presidential race, I’m finding my mood in serious need of a restorative cocktail or two, or three. Unlike wine or straight hooch, a cocktail involves...

11/2/2016
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A few years ago, on an unseasonable cold Parisian evening, I found myself sitting at an outdoor café, with a large snifter of calvados.  As I slowly sipped the snifter’s contents, I found that it...

10/20/2016
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A new and welcome great addition to the world of kosher wine comes to us from New Zealand, from the Rapaura Marlborough wine growing region, where O’Dwyer’s Creek Vineyard is situated.

10/19/2016
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I find that the High Holidays apples-and-honey motif that kids (and grown-ups) love always brings my thoughts to calvados, a fine fall drink, perfect for the Yom Kippur break fast or to sip in...

10/11/2016
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(JTA) Sangria is the perfect drink to serve for Rosh Hashanah – it’s supposed to be sweet and is perfect paired with two traditional flavors of the holiday. You can use whatever wine you have...

9/27/2016
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As with the run-up to Passover, the weeks before Rosh HaShanah are some of the busiest for those in the kosher wine trade. Wine producers and importers rush to get their new wines on the market,...

9/23/2016