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  • Red Wines
    Red wines are a staple in so many cultures, and have been for thousands of years. Red wines are often thought of as French or Italian in origin, but truthfully, they can come from just about anywhere....
  • Buy Champagne
    Champagne is a region, a method, and a product like no other. The producers of what could be called "liquid magic" are known as the Champenois, and are fiercely protective of the Champagne name. The....
  • Wine Club Memberships
    Most of us have experienced the sudden loss of confidence when facing the "wall of wine" in wine shops, liquor stores, and even upscale grocery stores. Sure, we know already that we like white with o....
  • Gourmet Peanuts
    Gourmet peanuts are the Batman to beer's Robin, the peanut butter to its jelly, the John Stockton to its Karl Malone. Okay, even if one of those legendary combinations is no longer, you get the idea. ....
  • White Wines
    If you're new to the world of wine, it may surprise you know to that white wines may be pressed from even the darkest red grapes. The juice of all grapes, whether they're Chardonnay or Pinot Noir, r....
  • Backpack Coolers
    The next time you're stuck for a wedding present, try shopping for backpack coolers. A lot of people give picnic baskets as wedding gifts, and I can certainly understand why. Picnic baskets are fest....
  • Blue Agave Tequila
    100 percent blue agave tequila is one of the finest spirits in the world. Although tequila is often unfairly regarded as one of the more aggressive alcoholic beverages out there, the truth is, good t....
  • White Wines
    White wines are not collected as seriously as red wines. This does not mean, however, that all white wines are of roughly the same caliber. Whites vary tremendously in price and quality. An excepti....
  • Buy Fine French Wines
    The best way to begin one's understanding of French wines is to get a grasp of the word "terroir." Terroir, strictly speaking, has no real English equivalent. Terroir takes into account the climate,....
  • Merlot Wines
    The Merlot grape calls the Bordeaux region of France it's hometown. However, like its sister, the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, it's now easily found in many areas far, far from home. This dark blue, hi....