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“The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.” ― Benjamin Franklin, circa 1700s

BBaF Podcast Episode 66: Sonoma Wine Country with Beth Costa

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Sonoma wine country is a magical place and I’m still high from my visit last month. I capped off my trip with an interview with longtime Sonoma resident, Beth Costa – an expert on the region, Executive Director and host of Wine Road – a website and award-winning podcast devoted to the all things Northern Sonoma wine country. Get ready to plan your next trip, because we’ve mapped out your perfect day in Sonoma County.

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BBaF Podcast Episode 65: English Sparkling Wine with Chapel Down’s Josh Donaghay-Spire

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Listen to Episode 65: English Sparkling Wine with Chapel Down’s Josh Donaghay-Spire” English sparkling wine is suddenly all the rage with wine experts and enthusiasts alike. But it’s been bubbling up for the last 30-40 years, spearheaded by the leading English sparkler (and apparently the royal family’s fave), Chapel Down. I recently sat down with head […]

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Vinho Verde is Your Next Summer Wine Obsession

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Vinho Verde is the largest wine region in Portugal and with 2,000 years of wine-making on the books, one of the oldest The vibrant, zippy white wines they produce have become wildly popular within the wine industry, and have gained a cult like following in recent years. However, so many are still unfamiliar with this perfect […]

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BBaF Podcast Episode 22: Rosé All Day

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Tomorrow is National Rosé Day, yes, it’s an actual day, and not just a lifestyle, thankyouverymuch. I thought we’d get into the spirit by diving into this pink summer fave on the podcast. The thousand years of history, the French Riviera glamour, the highs, and the lows lows (blush wine, anyone?) This wine is a […]

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A piece of paradise that’s perfect for pinot noir

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ALPINE – Neil and Sue Shay’s property in the foothills of the Coast Range seems straight out of a pastoral painting. The spread sits on a ridge, with views almost all around, and bluebirds and other feathered critters frequent the area.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pairing Burgers With Wine (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Pairing burgers with wine surpasses high-low gimmickry. The humble patty is currently in its prime (pun absolutely intended), as chefs elevate black-bean burgers, bacon-topped behemoths, and everything in between with carefully chosen ingredients and housemade condiments. Sean Brock, the James Beard Award-winning chef in Charleston, S.C., is at the forefront of the gourmet burger movement. […]

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Pieropan ‘La Rocca’ Soave Classico 2015

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Italian whites are making a comeback, and not just because of hipster wines like Etna Bianco and Friulano. As a sommelier, I received just as many requests for Vernaccia and Gavi as I did Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Soave has been familiar to many white wine lovers since the 1980s, but with new energy […]

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The Most Expensive Wine From Every Country in the World

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There are more than 70 countries worldwide producing wine. Historically, 90 percent of the world’s wine came from 15 countries, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. To understand the global spectrum, we analyzed data from Wine-Searcher.com and compiled the most expensive wine from every country. From the Old World usual suspects, to […]

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The Extraction Turns Coffee and Wine Belts into a Beverage Girdle

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  Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs, a fourth-generation-owned company, has taken special interest in cultivating future generations of coffee production. To highlights its efforts and draw attention to the need to…

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From Crémant to Cava to…Champagne. Sparkling Wines to Ring in the New Year!

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Can you believe it? We are just days away from the year coming to a close and a fresh new one beginning. Such a great time to create a clean slate! Begin anew! And mix things up a little! I thought this New Year’s post should follow suit! While I love, love, LOVE creating sparkling […]

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