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Mary Ann DeSantis

Mary Ann DeSantis is a fellow of the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, Napa Valley, and recently received certification from the Wine & Spirits Educational Trust (WSET). An award-winning journalist, she has written for Lake & Sumter Style since 2006.
SALUTÈ: Cellar Ideas

SALUTÈ: Cellar Ideas

Storing wine properly is important whether you are simply keeping a few bottles on hand to share with friends or…
SALUTÈ: Toasting the season

SALUTÈ: Toasting the season

New Year’s toasts and traditions have come a long way since the ancient Romans dropped burnt bread in wine to…
SALUTÈ: Boxed to go

SALUTÈ: Boxed to go

Transporting wine to game-day parties — whether at the stadium or to the house with the largest television screen —…
SALUTÈ: From the sea

SALUTÈ: From the sea

Underneath a buoy in a picturesque harbor in France are tanks of fermenting grapes. It turns out the sea is…
SALUTÈ: A glass of summer

SALUTÈ: A glass of summer

The long, slender lakes lying south of Rochester and Syracuse in upstate New York have beckoned visitors to their shores…
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