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A Vegan Vineyard Offering

Organic wines? That’s old news. How about vegan wines? Not only devoid of pesticides and herbicides, but never using gelatin or egg whites (animal...

A Must-Try Cava Sparkler

Look around and you’ll see that almost every wine-producing nation now makes a bubbly. Prosecco, of course, is hot, hot, hot, and it’s not...

NC Rare & Vintage Beer Tasting Shares Exceptional Brews for a Cause

Voted “Classiest Winter Beer Festival” by BrewStuds, the NC Rare & Vintage Beer Tasting provides attendees the opportunity to meet brewing experts, eat delicious food...

A Merlot That’s Never Gone Out of Style

Some wines just don’t get any respect. Or, better stated, some wines go in and out of fashion. Most of you remember when Merlot...

Try This ‘Everyday’ Red with Any Savory Dish

Today’s review comes with a twist. Even if you can’t find today’s wine, I heartily recommend that you go to your nearest wine shop...

‘A Perfect Food Wine’

As holiday bills begin to roll in, we look at a reasonably priced Cabernet Sauvignon today. Angeline, a division of Martin Ray Winery, is...

Pull Out All the Stops with this Champagne for New Year’s Eve

Why is Champagne (the real thing from the region one hour east of Paris) the gold standard? It’s not just meticulous selection, extended aging...

An Italian Rendition of the Champagne Art

Looking for a high-quality alternative to French Champagne? Many other estates within France itself, not to mention Spain, Germany, United States and even England...

Beat the Winter Chill With These Bright Spirits

Gold Standard By Harvest 18 General Manager Josh Lindsey and alumni bartender Charlie Hyland 1.5 oz. North Carolina’s own Seventeen Twelve Bourbon 0.75 oz. honey syrup (equal...

A Red That’s ‘Remarkably Good for the Vintage – and the Price’

Many people shy away from Bordeaux reds because they think they’re overpriced. But the selective work of Daniel Johnnes and Michael Skurnik Imports help...