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A Winning Pairing: French Fries and Wine


What wine goes best with French fries? The trade group Wines of Southwest France held a Gourmet French Fries Competition in New York on June 6 to find …

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Tasting: Pascual Toso And The Evolution of Argentinian Wine


Argentinian wines are evolving. They were the fifth most imported wines into America in 2014, only 3,000 gallons behind France, according to the 2015 Beverage Information …

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Tasting: Top-Shelf Tempranillo From Spain’s Figuero


Spanish wine has room to grow in America. Despite the country’s exceptional wine industry, one steeped in history, many American consumers remain unfamiliar with Spanish wine. …

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Wine Tasting: Ruca Malen’s Food-Friendly Argentina Malbecs And More


Argentina’s wine industry, suffice to say, is no longer a sleeping giant. Poised for global breakout at the dawn of the 21st century, the country has since delivered on …

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How Top Operators Are Changing Customers’ Tastes For Riesling


Bone dry and mineral-tinged or unctuous and dessert-like, it’s never been a sweeter time for riesling. The highly aromatic, über acidic white varietal is classic, consistent …

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Wine Pairing Strategies For Spring Dishes


When springtime finally arrives, thoughts turn to fresh produce from market stalls, mild sunshine-filled days and a return to lighter, brighter flavors. The best wines for …

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Sherry On Top: Why Fortified Wines Are Gaining Traction


As one of the most versatile wines in the world, ranging from bone dry to rich and nutty to the dessert styles, sherry is “a pairing …

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How to Drink Wine in Winter: Food Pairings and Party Must-Haves


Winter is meant for wine. Sure, every season is a good time to uncork a bottle. But something about the snow and cold weather outside makes …

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Crisp Fall Pairs


Somms offer picks for seasonal wine matches Autumnal flavors, like the season, represent a midpoint between summer and winter. “Fall is the perfect ‘Goldilocks’ level,” says …

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A Study in Soave


Twelve miles east of Verona sits one of Italy’s most historically celebrated white wine regions. In 1931, Soave joined Chianti as the country’s first two areas recognized as delimited wine-producing …