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The Trifecta of Dry Creek Vineyard

I have written often about Dry Creek Vineyard, located in the Dry Creek AVA (American Viticultural Area) of Sonoma County. These fine people are...

This Refreshing Hungarian White Makes an Excellent Table Wine

Most people don’t give Hungarian wine a second thought. If they are familiar with them at all, it has to do with a sweet...

Roll With This Grecian Red

The ancient vineyards of Greece still have secrets to tell. The area of Corinthia, Nemea, with vineyards 3,400 feet in elevation, produces a refined,...

Sip on Spanish Wine and Enjoy Local Bites at TxakoliFest’s 10th Anniversary

Spend the afternoon enjoying a taste of Spanish wine country this Sunday from noon-4pm at TxakoliFest’s 10th Anniversary at The Rickhouse. After traveling to...

Start the Rosé Season Off Right

Rosé season is upon us, and instant pleasure factor takes center stage on these increasingly popular “light reds." But just as every winery in...

A Bracing Albariño for the Coming Hot Weather

It’s no secret that the Albariño grape, from the northwestern Spanish province of Galicia, is a top choice for accompanying seafood. And it’s especially...

The Entrepreneurial Spirits of Durham Distillery

The Miami native came to Durham by way of Philadelphia – it was there she met her husband, Lee, online in 1999, “before Match.com...

A Red That’ll Get Better with Age

Most people will never taste Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 or their S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon bottlings – they go for well over $100...

A Wine Worthy of a Special Search

Most people don’t think much about aging white wines. Of course there are wonderful exceptions; predominantly white Burgundies, Alsace whites and the great Mosel...

Cultivating an Appreciation of Sustainable Farming in Durham

Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Amy Sliffe moved to Durham with husband Josh the day after they married in 2010. “We still...