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Piquepoul Please

Though my heart clearly belongs to Muscadet, I am also fond of another French white wine with oysters: Piquepoul. (You may also see it as Picpoul.) It’s a grape you’ll find in Southern France and, like Muscadet, makes a very lively, dry, oyster-loving wine. A squeeze of lemon or a splash of a red wine [More]

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Eat Your Vegetables and Drink Some Wine

I love this sign reminding all of us of an important nutritional message: “Eat your vegetables.” (The radish is pretty adorable, too.) And there are many vegetable-loving wines out there. Here are a few to get you started: Sauvignon Blanc Chenin Blanc Riesling Gruner Veltliner Sparkling wine Rosé Photo taken in Capitol Hill, Seattle. 0

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Blackberries and Bubbles

I have a new post on the Foodista blog about what do do with all the blackberries I just bought at the farmers market. Now I’m thinking I should just add some sugar, puree them, and make mimosas. Or get some gin. Your thoughts? 0

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