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    A Wine Journey: An Ideal Holiday Gift

    A Wine Journey With the holidays approaching have you started your holiday shopping yet? If you are shopping for a wine lover or a winemaking enthusiast, give a gift of the wine book. A Wine Journey is available on the Wine Trail Traveler website, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, and Infinity Publishing.

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    Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Saturday, November 1, the Olé Restaurant Group is celebrating the Day of the Dead holiday with traditional fare and customs.

    3 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      VinEdge

      Luscious Lushes - - 2 readers - It’s that time of year again – when gadgets and gifting items hit the shelves, and all sorts of new technology is released for the holiday gifting season. One of these gadgets is a new preservation device called the VinEdge, which is new tool to help you save that leftover wine. Yes, I know, generally speaking leftover wine is an hilarious joke in this house, but occasional ...

      5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes

      Wine Oh TV - - 2 readers - 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes 0 Looking for a libation that will lift your spirits this Halloween? Check out these 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes. Trick or treat, smell my feet; these signature drinks are pretty sweet! We’ve got you covered from creamy confections, to ones that pack a vampy bite.

      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      Catavino - - 2 readers - Photographer: Marcos Bolaños Capture Date: January 2014 Location: Canary Islands About: Despite its small size, the Canary Island Volcanic Archipelago is one of the most beautifully diverse places on earth supporting rare endemic species of animals and plants sequestered in the thick laurisilva forests. Hence, the islands aren’t just for sandy beaches and subtle wh ...

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      The Passionate Foodie - - 2 readers - I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Thursday, October 23, at 6pm, at M.C. Spiedo, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier will transform their Italian rotisserie into a den of Italian luxury: showcasing f ...

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      A Wine Journey: An Ideal Holiday Gift

      … book unwinds the story of how their interest in wine tasting turns into a passion for learning about wine in all its aspects, including making it. Readers will be treated to practical information about winemaking while following along on this fun and educational personal journey of discovery. This book provides a great starting point for anyone…

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      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      … cheese sauce - $8.95); Buffalo Brussel Sprouts (buffalo sauce, blue cheese - $8.95); Tater Tots (horseradish cheese sauce, fried sage, lava salt - $8.95); and, the Autumn House Salad (arugula, apples, blue cheese, champagne cider vinaigrette - $6.25). New savory burgers and entrées include: Elk Burger (rosemary and onion char-grilled maitake…

      3 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      …, visit www.jimmyfund.org/raise-your-glass. Please note all tickets will be held at the door on the night of the event. 3) In celebration of Halloween, The Beehive is resurrecting the dead on Thursday, October 30, at its annual blowout bash. This year the space and staff will be transformed into a “Zombie Prom” featuring food and libation specials…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      VinEdge

      … can buy direct from VinEdge, Amazon, or your favorite retailer. This product was provided by the PR firm for consideration, but all messy experiments and taste testing were my own. Google The post VinEdge appeared first on Luscious Lushes - a wine, food, and travel blog. …

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      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      … for sandy beaches and subtle white wine, but a rich fairytale forests, brimming with life! Desktop Wallpaper: To download this image, simply right-click on the image and select “save link as” or “save target as”, then select the preferred location on your computer to save the photo. Purchase: Please contact the photographer directly if you’re keen to purchase their photo. If you want to have your photo featured here please contact us!!…

      2 readers - By Gabriella Opaz/ Catavino

      Supermarket Diaries: You had me at Rabbit Legs

      … Editor’s note: When Sonia’s in Portugal her favorite thing to do is to peruse the supermarket aisles. As she shuffles between the U.S. and Portugal, we’ll be bringing you her discoveries in “Supermarket Diaries.” When I lived in Connecticut, I got into an argument with the butcher at the local supermarket (not suggested when his job…

      1 readers - By Sonia Nolasco/ Catavino

      Kanpai, It's Sake Day!

      … of equipment, oh, and to get that perfectly milled rice from Minnesota to Maine. There are also some marketing costs I’ll start accruing as soon after we begin brewing." Sake breweries are starting to pop up all across the country, and there are at least three in the planning stages for New England, including ones in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Blue…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Sake News

      … purchase a newly offered Sake Making Kit from Norse Hutchens. For $57, you get nearly everything you need to make Sake, except for white raisins and sugar. You can even read the directions to use the kit online. This is really a makeshift way of making a Sake-like product and is more a diversion than for someone who is serious about making Sake. If you…

      5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      How to Choose a Surfing School in Spain and Portugal

      … Editor’s Note: Although summer has come and gone, there’s no reason why you can’t be planning next year’s goal to become a surfing pro! Avid beach lover, Leah Burt, has provided us great suggestions on what to look out for when choosing your perfect Portuguese or Spanish surf camp! Over the past decade, Portugal and Spain have evolved…

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      What Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

      …) a nice glass of wine. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, of course. While there are other important days on the American calendar (Labor Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July), none has a specific ritual of consumption like this particular one. Enlarge Image Illustration by Marc Rosenthal for The Wall Street Journal The wine served…

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