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Wine Uncorked: Rosé All Year!

by Tom Lamping August 25, 2012, 9:20 a.m. Summer is winding down, but rosé drinking shouldn’t. I’ve been gently encouraging friends and neighbors to drink rosé all year by bringing a bottle whenever I go to parties. When you pour rosé, your heart lifts. You gaze at the beautiful color in the glass and think good…

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Wine Uncorked: It’s Time to Serve Light Summer Reds

by Tom Lamping There is an astonishing number of grape varieties in the world—well over 5,000. Of these, most are indigenous grapes that never make it out of their local area or region. No more than 150 are of importance. Here are four that are easy to find in our area, and are excellent for…

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Wine Uncorked: Serving Temperatures 101

by Tom Lamping April 20, 2012 How often do you order a glass of, say, Cabernet Sauvignon in a restaurant and it is served at 70 degrees F? Too often! You immediately get a whiff of alcohol and a taste of warm wine that is not very appealing, especially for the $10-15 price you paid….

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