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Wine on Airlines II: Sparkling Wine Not Bringing Me Down

I previously had a fine experience when it came to wine on airlines, courtesy of a cheerful glass of a French Vermentino as well as a sparkling wine, Henkell Trocken, on Lufthansa. (Details with a side of Will Ferrell and Graham Greene.) And now, armed with the knowledge to ask for sparkling wine if I [More]

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The Secret Lives of Baked Goods Lets You Have Your History and Eat It, Too

Receiving and reading a preview copy of The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America’s Favorite Desserts by Jessie Oleson Moore, creator of the ultra-sweet and magical, brought me back to my days as a graduate student at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Sure, while getting a M.A. in History, [More]

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The Initiates: A Comic Artist and a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs

I’m just going to come out and say it: The Initiates: A Comic Artist and Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs is one of the best books about wine I’ve ever read, period. How could I not be intrigued by the title? When I received an e-mail from publisher Nantier Beall Minoustchine asking if I’d like to [More]

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61 Intriguing Book Recommendations from Wine Drinkers

Recently I gave away a “My Book Club Only Reads Wine Labels” tote on the blog. I asked people who were interested in winning to not only leave  a comment, but book recommendations as well. It warms my heart to see that so many people who read this blog also read books, possibly ones that [More]

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