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Best Temperature to Drink Red/White Wine

Many wine drinkers do not understand the importance of storing their wines at the proper temperature. Not only does keeping your wine chilled make it more refreshing to drink, but it also helps to preserve the flavor and the aroma

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April Beer of the Month

This month’s Beer of the Month allotments include two very distinct Belgian brews, both shying away from the styles each beer is described as. I love that some Belgian breweries — like De Scheldebrouwerij, Affilgem & De Ranke — are

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February 2016 Beer Klub

An unlikely pair Evil Twin Hop Flood People around here seem to like their IPAs and ambers. How strange that this is the best of both. Grass and citrus, hop presence, low bitterness, a little backbone. Evil Twin, Denmark, brewing

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Nic’s Pick’s – Wine.Pairing. & Stuff

Fun Wines to try this Week: Well there is always a great line up to try at The Dregs from week to week, but I thought I’d showcase 2-3 that you don’t want to miss especially since it’s our 1

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Wines not to miss this week…

May is perfect for a nice chilled Rose, or a simple gift for Mother’s Day… 2012 Chateau Coutinel, a French blend of 60% Negrette, 20% Gamay, 10% Syrah, and 10% of Fer Servadou. This fun, fruity and floral rose had

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April 2015 Wines of the Month. Goin’ Back to Cali.

First Up: 2012 City Lights, Casa Tiene Vista, Pinot Noir Location: Fallbrook, West of Temecula. De Luz Valley. Cooler climate ocean air influenced vineyard site & modern but restrained wine making techniques, lead to a Pinot Noir that is light

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February 2015 Wine of the Month

Posip, Uva Rara, Erbaluce, Negrette, Fer Servadou, Gros Manseng, Courbu, Arrufiac…We know, we know. We throw a lot of grapes with funny names at you. This month we are going to go with a Classic: Cabernet Sauvignon From guess where?

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Chef Itztli’s Spicy Ramen Noodles with a Hibiscus Broth

This is my take on some of the brothy Ramen that I love so much adapted for a vegetarian diet. The broth can easily be fortified with a little pork stock and if not too seasoned even bits of sweet

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September 2014 Wines of the Month

2010 Musto Carmelitano – Maschitano Rosso di Basilicata & 2012 Estancia Los Cordones Torrontes Don’t be afraid of the Big Scary Foreign Words. The Rosso is an Organiclly farmed Aglianico from Basilicata Italy. That’s the instep of the foot down

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Beer Club – Sept ’14

what up y’all. this month’s beer club pick involves a little country called england. specifically in the 18th century. you’re probably wondering, yo, why are you trying to feed me stuff about 18th century england? WE’RE IN AMERICA. well, it’s

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