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    Best Cheap Wines Under $10

      Or rather, how to buy cheap wine for a non-profit event that doesn’t “taste like ass.” A good friend reached out to me recently with a challenge. She was looking for help in getting donations, wine donations specifically, for a fundraising event. That friend was Lynn Johnson, whom you may remember for creating that life changing Smoked Bloody Mary.

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    Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

    A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE & FOOD Anniversary Food & Wines This week marked hubby and my 9th wedding anniversary. Though it fell on a weekday it didn’t stop us from going big for dinner. Hubs grilled up some amazing NY strip steaks doused with smoked butter (yes “smoked” butter. More on that another time).

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      Friday Favorites – Travel edition (Neskowin, Oregon)

      Vindulge - - 3 readers - A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. TRAVEL   About two weeks ago we decided we needed to get out of town for a weekend. We have not had a vacation in what feels like forever and I needed to get the heck out of dodge.

      Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – What Exit Red, White, & Blush

      NJ Wine with Me - - 2 readers - Click to view slideshow. Just recently, Tom and I took part in another Old York Cellars Virtual Vines wine tasting. To attend a Virtual Vines wine tasting, you just have to sign up ahead of time to receive your wines in advance. Then, on the day of, login to Livestream to attend the live tasting session.

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      Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

      …A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE & FOOD Anniversary Food & Wines This week marked hubby and my 9th wedding anniversary. Though it fell on a weekday it didn’t stop us from going big for dinner. Hubs grilled up some amazing NY strip steaks doused with smoked butter…

      5 readers - By Vindulge

      A Chilean Winemaker in Argentina – Meet Aurelio Montes Jr. of Kaiken Winery

      …, and for white wines they offer a Chardonnay and Torrontés. They’re also biodynamic. Oh, and they have a Feng Shui environment and even play Gregorian chants 24 hours a day in the cellar. Say what? I asked Aurelio to explain the significance behind this whole Feng Shui, music in the cellar, business and his response was surprising. First he explained…

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      Wines of the World – Flight Song Whites, New Zealand

      … NJ, I realized that it may not be easy for them to get these wines. Other than NJ wines, I don’t know of too many others to suggest. As far as white wines go, I enjoy Kendall Jackson with sushi. I also like Bogle and Toasted Head Chardonnay. One of my usual go to’s is a German Sweet Red made from Dornfelder grapes. I think it’s called, Weingut…

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      Friday Favorites – Travel edition (Neskowin, Oregon)

      … A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. TRAVEL   About two weeks ago we decided we needed to get out of town for a weekend. We have not had a vacation in what feels like forever and I needed to get the heck out of dodge.   I wanted the coast, to be near the ocean, and to have…

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      Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – What Exit Red, White, & Blush

      … selfie” – all before I came home. Check out the slideshow to see Tom’s “wine selfie.” For this particular home wine tasting, we tried their What Exit line of wines. We sampled What Exit White, What Exit Red, and What Exit Blush. I tweeted as much as I could about our tasting experience, because each tweet generated $1 towards the Hometown Heroes…

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      Best Cheap Wines Under $10

      … a surprising amount of complexity for more discerning drinkers. 14 Hands Hot To Trot Red Blend 2012 – Gallopingly Good This is one of my very favorite mass market red blends as it’s not too sweet like so many of them out there. Only $8 and it’s available everywhere — Costco, Trader Joe’s, World Market and more. New Age White Wine – The Definition…

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      July Favorites

      … A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. It’s been awhile since I posted my weekly favorites.  This month was a blur, involving lots of travel, visitors, and toddlers who aren’t in preschool for the summer (eek!).  So here are a few favs from the last couple weeks.  Since the kids…

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      Stemmari Baci Vivaci Sparkling Grillo – Light and Luscious

      …Late last summer I visited west Sicily to explore the Marsala wine region. While I was there I learned about grillo, a grape that is traditionally used to make Marsala wine and is being used more and more to produce white table wines. It’s an amazing grape, capable of producing some really interesting wines. And just recently I was super excited…

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      A Wine for Spicy Thai Food

      … The day after I arrived home from the Wine Bloggers Conference I was exhausted.  Hubby, who had been on twin patrol solo for four days, was arguably even more exhausted than I was.  Neither of us felt like cooking. More importantly, neither of us felt like cleaning dishes after dinner.  This was a job for take out.  I’d had mad cravings for Thai…

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      Reichsgraf Von Kesselstatt RK Riesling — Zingfully Good

      … As you may have noticed, wine PR folks like to come up with various events to get folks talking about (and more importantly, drinking) their wines.  One trend I’ve noticed in this camp is the (fill in the blank) wine day.  You know, International Tempranillo Day, International Merlot Day, International Cabernet Sauvignon Day, Malbec World Day…

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      Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc – Crisp & Refreshing

      … Summertime is fast approaching and bringing warmer weather.  And when it comes to enjoying wine in the summer, I love crisp, tropical whites like sauvignon blanc. Like many wines, sauvignon blanc can vary depending on where it’s grown and the vinification techniques.  But most people I know who enjoy sauvignon blanc like it to be filled…

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