Wine

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A few days ago apropos nothing in particular, a friend asked about sake, Japanese fermented rice-based hooch. Based on ever increasing imports, sake – sometimes spelled saké—seems more popular...

8/22/2016
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A recent wine-tasting party was a most welcome reminder that there are great kosher wines available to fit every mood, every occasion, most cuisines, and certainly every season.

8/2/2016
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Even if you're not a wine connoisseur, you have probably noticed that with the weather having gotten warmer, more and more bottles of pink wine have hit the shelves of your local wine store and...

7/26/2016
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The Drinks Business, a trade publication about the drinks industry, has announced that The Golan Heights Distillery, a whiskey producer in northern Israel, is being sold in the United States for...

7/25/2016
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Whether picnicking, grilling, or full-on smoky barbequing, one needs to be prepared with weather-appropriate, even seasonal, salubrious victuals and, most importantly, suitable potations. Indeed,...

7/20/2016
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Most Americans celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, picnics, parades, fireworks, hanging out at the beach, or just vegging in front of the television. A component of our collective...

6/29/2016
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A fine choice to consider is Hagafen Cellars’s 2012 Cabernet Franc ($39). It is a lovely, refined, and impressive medium-bodied wine with aromas and flavors of black cherry, ripe plum, dried...

6/27/2016
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Beit El Winery, like so many other Israeli boutique wineries, is a young operation, but unlike many of the others, the quality of their wines seems to be on a fast track of improvement.

6/23/2016
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The newest whisky in the “limited edition” range from the Ardbeg Distillery, Dark Cove Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, was recently released by Moet Hennessy USA. The Ardbeg Distillery is on the...

6/16/2016