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The 12 Wines of Christmas: Wine #12 – NV René Geoffroy Champagne Expression Brut Premier Cru

This list is a compilation of memorable wines I’ve had throughout the year that I think you might enjoy during the holiday season. The wines were picked for their quality, value, typicite, availability and a little somethin’ somethin’ I like to call “X-Factor”. Without further adieu, here they are… #12 – NV René Geoffroy Champagne Expression Brut Premier Cru There’s two kinds…

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The Tiffany Bag for Wine Lovers

Riesling!…..beautiful, glorious Riesling!! When it’s good it’s reeeeally good. Few grapes can express the place they’re grown as well as Riesling, and when they’re well made they can put even the geekiest wine lover into a drooling, hypnotic mess. When Riesling isn’t well made it can be overly sweet and uninspiring so there’s a wide range of styles and perception…

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3 Northwest Wineries to Discover

2010 was a classic vintage in Oregon and Washington. As the wines from the vintage start to enter the market, wine lovers might feel like a kid in a candy store with all the choices of what to buy. Here’s a few brands you may or may not have heard of, but are worth discovering. “2010 was the best vintage…

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Herb Crusted Halibut with Minted Sweet Pea Purée

This herb crusted halibut recipe might look like a lot of work, but it’s really not. And the reward is huge—a very tasty, yet very healthy dish awaits. Just break it down into two parts: make the pea purée, then make the fish. Our family have been Omaha Steaks customers for years because we used to live 2 blocks away…