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Wine Tasting Travelogue: Germany

Germany is a land long known for wine. Regions such as the Mosel, the Nahe, the Rheingau, the Baden and the Ahr are but...

The French Connection

French wine or American wine – what would you choose? Why? How did the aura that surrounds wine from Bordeaux, Alsace, or Burgundy originate...

From the Road: Colorado

Many folks from our readership vacation in Colorado for one reason or another. So, it was an opportunity not to be missed when Natalee...

Life in the Vineyard

What do you think about when you sit down to enjoy a glass of wine? Do you consider from where it came? Might you...

Double Your Pleasure with these Two Wines

Just last week I received a text from a friend saying that he and his wife were in a wine rut. They were drinking...

Longer Days – Lighter Wines

One of the pleasant things about drinking wine is that you can change with the seasons. When spring finally arrives, you put away the...

Wide River Winery

The widest point of the Mississippi River north of Clinton, IA is just barely out of the city limits, on the upriver side of...

Collecting Wine – Is it for you?

The other day I was asked about collecting wine. The person wanted to know how to get started, what wines to collect, and how...

Christine Lawlor-White – Humble Pioneer

1976 was quite a year… America turned 200 years old, the Concorde flew its first commercial flight, and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computers, and...

Wine Hack

If I asked you what kind of wine you liked, what would you tell me? Or, when you walk into a wine shop, how...