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A First Course in Wine: From Grape to Glass. Copyright 2013; Race Point Publishers, NY. 224 pages. Forward by Mario Batali.

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Wines for a Jack$on (Under $20) – Onabay Vineyard’s Brut Blanc de Blancs 2007, Long Island

California produces nine out of every ten bottles of domestic wine. That doesn’t leave much room for every other state, but thankfully the small producers in places like New York’s North Fork of Long

Onabay's vineyards near Peconic Bay on the North Fork of Long Island

Island are really making strides, and OnaBay Vineyards […]

“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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New Zealand’s Zealous Gents

New Zealand is one of the smaller players in the international wine market, but pound for pound, wines from these petite islands can really deliver on price and quality. Despite being located at the extreme southern latitude for vine growth (around 45 degrees), the intense contrast between maritime and continental temperatures provides the conditions necessary […]