Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to Read a German Wine Label

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A German wine label can spark fear in many of us mere mortals. With long, difficult-to-pronounce words at every corner of the label, sometimes it is just easier to pick up another bottle that is easier to understand. However, that would be … Continue reading

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Ode to the Screw Cap

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I’m no poet, but don’t you just feel sorry for the screw cap? Screw caps have a major perception problem in the wine closure world where they always seem to play second fiddle to corks and are often the subject of … Continue reading

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Sangria Party!

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With summer winding down (sigh), the WWG will find any excuse to throw a party while it is still warm and sunny.  So if you are feeling the same way, try this recipe for an impromptu shindig–mix up some sangria, invite friends … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan: An Up and Coming Wine Destination

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As I previewed a couple weeks ago, the WWG traveled to Southwest Michigan for a wedding last weekend. The wedding was beautiful, and I must send out a round of congratulations to my newlywed friends, K+K!  Your wedding at Granor … Continue reading

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What the Heck Goes with Birthday Cake?

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This week, the WWG tackled the age old question – what the heck goes with birthday cake?  Yes, I’m another year older, and that means a chocolate cake with butter-cream (white) icing. To pair with my birthday cake, I lined up a tasting … Continue reading

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