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Dairy-Friendly Reds

It’s a wine truism heard often: “Pair red wines with meat and white wines with dairy.” While this is sound advice, it’s too simplistic. What makes white wines so good with dairy is their lighter...


in  Wine, Shavuot
5/25/2017
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Why Oak?

At first glance it would seem unlikely that the wood from a tree and the fruit of the vine would have such a longstanding relationship. While both oak barrels and wine are ultimately made from...


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5/23/2017
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Taking the Temperature of Wine

Going through my email bag once again to answer some of your questions about wines and spirits. If you have a burning question about kosher booze, from the simple to the seriously technical, feel...


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5/10/2017
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Ever Wonder Wine?

Over the years of writing my L’chaim column about kosher wines and distilled spirits, I’ve gotten a fair amount of correspondence from readers asking specific questions of one sort or another. So...


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4/20/2017
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Lightening Up On The Four Cups

With Passover around the corner, it’s time to think about what wines to serve for your seder and related holiday meals. This is a little less straightforward than it might seem at first — and I...

3/29/2017
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A Forbidden Steak Finds its Perfect Companion

The other day I was confronted with a most welcome challenge: pairing wine with filet mignon.


in  Wine
3/28/2017
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ALL TOP WINES
Place Wine Mevushal 1 Deccolio, Prosecco, n.v. Y 2 tie Gva’ot, Gofna Reserve, Cabernet Franc, 2014 N 2 tie Hagafen, Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley, 2014 Y

in  Wine
3/24/2017
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TOP RED WINES
Place Wine Mevushal 1 tie Gva’ot, Gofna Reserve, Cabernet Franc, 2014 N 1 tie Hagafen, Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley, 2014 Y 1 tie Recanati, Reserve, Merlot, 2013

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3/24/2017
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TOP WHITE WINES
Place Wine Mevushal 1 Hagafen, Dry White Riesling, Napa Valley, 2016 Y 2 O’Dwyers Creek, Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Y 3

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3/24/2017