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Here’s $37. Buy a bottle of Prosecco.

Prosecco: cheap fizz. And…scene. It’s mind-boggling to think about the ascent and success of this Italian bubbly in the last decade or so, but one of the final hurdles for the region/category is to realize it’s not just inexpensive, cheerful, and a little cloying. I can think of no better prescription for overcoming these preconceptions [More]

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Happiness is a Sparkling Rosé Made from Nerello Mascalese

I feel so passionately about drinking sparkling rosé, especially examples made from unusual grapes like Nerello Mascalese, that I’d gladly pedal this pink bicycle around town to try and win new converts. I have had a lifelong (well, since I attained legal drinking age) love of dry rosé and my feeling is adding bubbles just [More]

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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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