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Strawberries with Basil Granita (Recipe)

I've tried plenty of those machine-less ice cream recipes and, well, they just never turn out how I want them to turn out. I've resigned myself to the fact that a mediocre homemade version of somethin…

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Leeks Braised in White Wine (Recipe)

  This simple, yet amazingly delicious meal, is a staple side dish in my kitchen. Leeks get to be the star of the show, and, trust me, they totally deserve it. If you love leeks and you love t…

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Red Wine & Heart Attack Prevention

If only preventing a heart attack were as easy as sipping on a nice pinot noir. Well, it may be, according to this much-enjoyed research. Watch this to find out how.…

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Eco-Lessons from Wine

By Jensen Montambault, The Nature Conservancy Can you save the environment while relaxing with friends over a cup of vino? Science's answer to this question is a resounding, "maybe." It all depends…

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UK’s Ripening Wine Industry

Britain's climate and higher demand for locally produced wine has allowed the fine wine industry to grow as the United Kingdom's largest vineyard is built in East Sussex. Photo Credit: Anders Ljungber…

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Does Early Exposure to Alcohol Promote Responsible Drinking?

My son, for as long as I could remember, has enjoyed the act of toasting drinks. Maybe it is the resonant chime of glass tapping glass, the simple emulation of adult behavior, or just the communal spi…

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13 Uses for Wine Crates

Adam Verwymeren,†Networx Wine boxes are pretty easy to come by and are quite useful around the home. Used to ship higher-end wines, you can get your hands on these pine boxes for a bargain price o…

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Does Marketing Wine Need to be Gender Specific?

Granted, being a man, I am maybe not the most convincing authority on the matter of marketing to women. With that caveat out of the way, the issue of gender specific marketing is hardly a new one. Thi…

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Celebrate Fall Foods

While summerís bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables is hard to beat, fall offers plenty of tasty produce. Think about it, fallís biggest holiday, Thanksgiving, centers around food.†Maybe thatís why s…

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11 Great Ways to Reuse Cork

By Sheila Shaigany, Planet Green Contrary to popular opinion, cork is not endangered. In fact, it's renewable and helps the environment by encouraging vegetation. It's just being produced les…

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