United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (US), America or simply the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.79 million square miles (9.
Posts about United States
    • Arizona Wine Grower’s Association Recognizes Excellence

      You’ve heard of pairing wine with dessert, but have you heard of wine from the desert? Over the last 5 years areas other than California have stepped into the national spotlight as wine producing regions. Washington State, Oregon and the Finger Lakes region of New York State have earned solid reputations for high quality fruit and wine making.

      Weekly Wine Journalin Syrah- 8 readers -
    • Barolo in the spotlight: Barolo Boys and Barolo & Barbaresco

      Some of the protagonists of “Barolo Boys” (L to R): Elio Altare, Domenico Clerico, Chiara Boschis, Marco de Grazia. In 1983, a chainsaw echoed across the hills of the Barolo region. No humans were harmed in this Barolo massacre: Elio Altare took a chainsaw into the cellar of his family’s cellars and cut up the large botti, or large wooden casks, often leaky and fetid, that his father used.

      Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog- 4 readers -
  • Exceptional wines for any kind of dinner event

    … can pair quiche, toast, jalapeno poppers, pork sliders, crème brulee or corn dogs with this wine and be the star of the party for bringing it. 2. Seafood Night: Stemmari Dalila 2012: $12. This blend of 80% Grillo and 20% Viognier conveys heady aromas of fragrant white flowers, exotic fruit and apricot. Wine Spectator gave it 87 pts. It’s…

    Linda Kissam/ FoodWineTravelChix- 2 readers -
  • Throwback Thursday (Thanksgiving Edition)

    …. Effective June 21, 2005, regulations issued by the Treasury Department governing written communications, including email communications, between all tax practitioners (including attorneys) and their clients that have the issue of tax as a material element of the communication must include the following disclaimer: As required by United States Treasury…

    The Wine Commonsewer- 2 readers -
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  • Wining through the holidays…

    It’s that time of year again. The “holidays”. You throw a party, or you go to a party. For a huge meal. It could be a traditional roast turkey, accompanied by stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Or it could be roast goose or duck, or a Honeybaked ham. Or (shudder) a turducken.

    Goddess of Wine- 2 readers -
  • Red Velvet

    … Here’s your wine stats: Wine Name: Red Velvet Wine Producer: Cupcake Vineyards Vintage: 2012 Country: United States Region: California Where Purchased: Downtown Cellars, NYC Price: $9.99 …

    Cheese N Trufflesin Cabernet Franc- 1 readers -
  • In Defense of Natural Wine

    … politics. By 1982, the political position had expanded from producers to sales with Natural wine bars appearing. Natural wine as a project moves outside France as well. It takes similar form in Italy, for example, where, like France, Natural winemakers tend to also grow their own grapes. In the New World, it becomes more difficult to carry forward…

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 2 readers -
  • Cheers to Nat’l #ZinDay W Nov 19!

    … a Mourvedre almost. Blueberry blackberry. Cantara – Mohr-Fry Ranch — Lodi – Old Vine Zinfandel – 2010 While much younger, this zinfandel shows promise. A bit hot on the tongue. Good, but young. Can see that this is going to be nice if given time. Rich spice brambly fruit. Nice finish. Really good balance. Great with pasta and red sauce with meatballs…

    Gwendolyn Alley/ wine predator- 3 readers -
  • Grumpy Cat on Being Thankful

    … A note from our crack legal team at Dewey, Screwem, & Howe, LLP..... All tax and other information appears here as a courtesy to readers and clients. Please understand that we are not rendering legal advice and that each individual should consult his or her own tax professional before acting upon any of the information contained herein…

    The Wine Commonsewer- 1 readers -
  • Glenfiddich The Original 1963: This IS Your Grandfather’s Whisky

    … as scotch. It’s what Truman Capote downed, as well as James Bond’s best friend Felix Leiter (Bond, ironically, preferred bourbon). It’s what my grandfather drank. The role of single malt was to become an ingredient in a blend. That is, until a couple guys in “the valley of the deer” decided that single malt shouldn’t just be an ingredient. It should…

    Keith Allison/ The Alcohol Professor- 1 readers -
  • Virginia Wine Tasting - Monticello AVA @VAWine

    … smooth, creamy tannin, fresh finish. Thoughts: Impressed. Crowd pleasing style. Craved beef Carpacio and Wagyu beef. Hit all my buttons. Strongly Recommended. Blend: Meritage 42% Merlot 27% CabFran 25% Petit Verdot and 6% Malbec - Closure: Natural Cork ABV: 13.5% 10K cases total production Winemaker: Matthieu Finot since 2003 SRP: $30.95 King Family…

    William Pollard/ Wild 4 Washington Wine- 1 readers -