Great deals on great wine, that is the best of the best. When we find them it makes us very happy. In today’s wine world, with the countless retail shops and producers who are online and ship wine relatively inexpensively, the sources for potential great deals are endless. There is one key element which helps
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The Boston Wine Expo is next weekend, February 18 and 19, and will be bringing wine and food galore. As usual, there is a great seminar lineup. The celebrity chefs will also be cooking furiously, and here is the latest press release on that. If you’ve got some free time you might check this out.
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We just attended the 2017 Mohegan Sun Wine & Food Fest, at least the Saturday Grand Tasting portion of it. This event was held between 12 noon and 5:00, and featured over 1000 wines, craft beers and spirits. Celebrity chefs provided cooking demonstrations, and many local restaurants were serving up food.
This event is different
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What could be better than Furmint Day? Wait, what’s that? What is Furmint? Ahhhh, good question.
Furmint is a white grape indigenous to Hungary. It has traditionally been one of the two primary grapes in Tokaji (which used to be known as Tokay, sometimes Royal Tokay). Typically this is a sweet dessert wine, anywhere from
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This weekend we kick off the 2017 wine event calendar with the Mohegan Sun Wine & Food Fest. Here’s the info on the Saturday Grand Tasting:
Noon – 5:00pm – Saturday, Jan 28th Uncas Ballroom
Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine and beer during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting! Sip some of
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Although Christmas is not yet here, it’s time to look forward a little bit to the Mohegan Sun wine and food event, held in January at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT. This year the name gets a slight tweak, and it is now the Sun Wine & Food Fest, giving a bit more
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We recently were fortunate enough to attend the Art of Wine & Food fund raising event at the New Britain Museum of American Art, held this past October in New Britain, CT. When I say we I mean myself and our son Alex, who stopped in on his way home from work. Alex is a
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A great way to spend an hour or two at Wine & Food festivals are the seminars, which most large wine events hold in conjunction with the Grand Tastings. These seminars give you the opportunity to dive a bit deeper into any number of topics, from specific wineries, certain varietals, foods from a region or
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We’ve already talked about the top red wines from the recent Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, and now it’s time for the whites. There were many excellent white wines, as usual, but only ten make the list. This is always difficult, and a number of factors are considered when making the selection. We also
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Late September always means the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival takes center stage, and we indulge in several days of great wine and food in fantastic settings. Every year we put out our top wine lists, and every year it is difficult to decide between the great variety of wines from around the world.
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