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INSIST ON YOUR RIGHTS AS A ROSÉ OR RED DRINKER

Have any of these uncomfortable situations ever happened to you? You order a bottle of rosé and your dining companion looks at you in horror and exclaims, “You drink pink wine? I never drink the pink stuff!” Or perhaps you order a white wine to have with scallops and your friends all clamor at the table, “Look he’s drinking white...

SOAVE WINE IS A SMOOTH TREAT FROM ITALY

Wine enthusiasts already know a lot about the “Big 6” and popular wine varietals, such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and others. But, sometimes, I like to take a closer look at lesser-known varietals. Soave (pronounced So-Ah-Vay) comes from northeastern Italy near the home of a much more widely known varietal you may have heard of — Pinot Grigio. Despite...

THE RIGHT WINE GLASS MATTERS

Does how you hold your wine glass indicate your level of wine sophistication? That statement is probably a little extreme, but I am asked frequently if there truly is a proper way to hold a wine glass and if it really matters at all. Is it proper etiquette to hold your glass a certain way? Of course, it’s easiest to just...