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  • The Wines of Champagne – with Jacquart

    … ‘Tis the season, as they say, so we thought we’d finish up the year with a show featuring one of our favorite wines – Champagne! The Jacquart story began in the early 1960s, as an effort by the Champagne growers’ to control their own destiny. Rather than selling their grapes or juice to the large Champagne houses, a small group of growers…

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  • Top Chef Delivers Modern Chinese Food to the OC

    … she has visited and from the favors of her childhood memories. She is scheduled to open her first restaurant in a somewhat surprising place – Orange County, CA. “Restaurant Twenty Eight” will be her homage to “Modern Chinese” food, and is slated to open in December 2014. Join us as we talk with Chef Shirley Chung about her sources of culinary…

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  • The Wines of Chablis – with Domaine Laroche

    … Located in northeast France, the Chablis region was annexed by the Dukes of Burgundy in the fifteenth century. While it is considered the northernmost extension of the Burgundy wine region, it is separated from the Côte d’Or by the Morvan hills. In fact, the town of Beaune located is more than 70 miles away. This makes Chablis relatively…

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  • The Wines of Beaujolais – with Château des Jacques

    … Burgundy in the north and the Rhône Valley in the south. Vineyards run along the Saône River, on mostly granite soils. Here, Beaujolais Crus such as Brouilly, Côte de Brouilly, Régnié, Morgon, Chiroubles, Fleurie, Moulin-à-Vent, Chénas, Juliénas and Saint-Amour, have the high ground just above the Beaujolais Village classification. Join us as we…

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  • Wineries of Minervois – with Chateau Maris

    … Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest…

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  • Argentina – A Reach For Higher Ground

    … Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest…

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  • How to Choose Wine for Celebrations and Parties

    … The holiday season is just around the corner; and some people are starting to stock their wine cupboard with different kinds of wine – from sparkling wines to champagnes. Celebrations such as Christmas, anniversaries, birthdays, and weddings won’t be complete without a bottle of wine. Part of our tradition is to “toast” wherein people touch each…

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