December 23, 2009: Digestivi!
February 13, 2009: Tighten That Belt and Try Some Great Bargain Wines
December 17, 2008: Holiday Wine on a Budget
December 02, 2008: Drink books for the holiday season
November 05, 2008: Spanish wines getting note
July 16, 2008: What's My Wine? Options abound, but the eternal question remains: What's the right wine for me?
"Chardonnay or sauvignon blanc?" shouldn't provoke any more of a crisis of confidence than "soup or salad?" Yet wine questions tend to make people blanch and glance furtively around to see if there might be an expert on hand to answer for them.
Well, an expert is handy: you.
You're the expert, since nobody knows your taste like you do. And if you can figure out what you like to eat from the endless possibilities available in this country, then you can figure out what you like to drink. It's not about what's "right" or correct; it's about identifying your preferences, and using them to find your way to a wine that pleases you.
How? Just think of wine as food. After all, many places in the world do — wine, like bread, is simply part of the meal. The best part about this approach? It will carry you through even when you're all alone among the bottles.
Here are some questions to ask yourself to get started.
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March 05, 2008: Fruit of the vine ripe for picking on the Web
February 29, 2008: New Colorado Master Sommeliers
December 26, 2007: Cheers to sparkling wines
December 18, 2007: Soak in Wine? It's Vinotherapy
November 20, 2007: Ten Wines talk turkey, trimmings: These easy-to-find pours under $20 worth a toast
November 14, 2007: Wines for your Thanksgiving Feast
November 13, 2007: Wine and All the Trimmings
January 31, 2007: Wine for Wings
"Wine doesn't really go with chicken wings, does it?" asked my editor last week. I can't decide if she was insinuating something about the quality of wings or about wine, but let this Buffalo gal set everyone straight: Great wings deserve great drinks - whether wine, beer or bourbon.
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