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Wine Counterfeiting Is Big Business

Since we’re more wine drinkers than wine collectors, we hadn’t really given much thought to the possibility of wine counterfeiting. But a few media stories have caught our attention – wine counterfeiters are making millions producing bogus bottles of expensive and often collectible wine. We’re intrigued by this underbelly of the wine business. I highly […]

A Major Provision for Waiting Out the Sandy Storm? Wine

I came across an article today as I was checking up on the East Coast Hurricane Sandy that made me chuckle. Steve and I used to live in NYC so we like to keep tabs on what’s happening over there. We love it so much. So being a little worried, I’ve been checking on the […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Chocolate Fondant Perfect with Wine!

I’m trying to stretch my cooking and baking skills by taking on more difficult recipes and Steve has happily been my test kitchen taster. So at our recent dinner party, I decided to make Gordon Ramsay’s Hot Chocolate Fondant aka Molten Lava Cake. I have had molten lava cakes in the past and dreamt of […]

Wine Spectator School

Some time ago I subscribed to Wine Spectator Magazine to help track interesting wine and stay current with new trends. One day while browsing their website I discovered their Wine Spectator School. They offer a multitude of self-paced online wine classes that can really broaden your wine knowledge and help to make sense of the […]

A Film Festival in Northern California Wine Country: The Napa Valley Film Festival

  The Napa Valley Film Festival had its inaugural year in 2011. Jane was one of the lucky filmmakers to have one of her movies – Take Me Home – in the festival. (You can watch the film’s trailer here.) The festival played movies in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Their venues ranged from […]

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