Monday, October 26, 2020

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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...

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...

In France there is Wine… and much More

The weather in France was warm, but spectacular, the scenery in the country-side was like out of a picture book, and the people were...

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...

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...

Plastic – Coming to a Wine Store Near You?

I hope you enjoyed that flash back to 1967 and the film, The Graduate, directed by Mike Nichols and staring Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman,...

Dubuque Heritage Winery

It was last month when I sat down with Matt and Kathy Haas in the back of Java Joe's Coffee Shop. Matt and Kathy...

Wine Flavors 101

“The most savory grape, the one that produces the wines with best texture and aroma, the sweetest and most generous, doesn't grow in rich...

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...

The Art of Brewing Handcrafted Beers

Galena Brew Fest is being held August 10 at Chestnut Mountain in Galena. The entry fee is $25. This gets you 24 sample tickets...