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Three Days and Counting: The Release of “HOW TO HOST…” 2/15/14

Three days to go until the release of the highly anticipated, “How To Hose A Wine Tasting Party: The Complete Kit” by Dan Amatuzzi. Click here for an excerpt from the critically acclaimed guide for information on analyzing wine, pairing wine and food, and the deets about cheese and wine.

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“Wines for Thanksgiving” as seen on NBC

In case you missed it, and/or in case you’re re-celebrating Thanksgiving today or this weekend with extended family and friends, check out the video for some recommended tips. The following aired on NBC on Wednesday.

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Mastering Food and Wine with Jonathan Benno & Scott Boggs

Pairing food and wine is easy at its core, but can be very difficult in practice. My best advice is to pair lighter dishes (salads,

A succulent porchetta, by Chef Jonathan Benno

cured meats, soups, pastas) with lighter wines, either red or white. The last thing you want to do is mismatch the intensity […]

Wine For The Student’s TV Debut – Red, White, and Blue on NBC’s “Today in New York”

The holidays are always a great reason to pull some corks, crack some beers, and celebrate the occasion. If it’s Christmas time, let the egg nog flow. If it’s Valentine’s Day, indulge in Champagne. If it’s the 4th of July, we’ll you’ve got a few different options. Click on the following link to […]

Wine For The Student helps raise $33,000 for Center for Food Action, NJ

I’m honored to have been a part of a great fundraising effort that took place on Thursday, February 14th at Seasons Restaurant in

Taittinger Champagne NV kicked off the celebration

Washington Township, NJ. In conjunction with the Saddle River Valley Junior Women’s Club, over $33,000 was collected via donations, silent and live auctions, contests, […]