Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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21 July 2019

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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.
Napa Valley: Open for business

Napa Valley: Open for business

Napa Valley rises from the ashes of last October’s wildfires to rebuild stronger and better.  The scorched scenes of California’s…
Battle of the red blends

Battle of the red blends

Napa Valley vs. Bordeaux: The winner of a recent blind tasting might just surprise oenophiles who are on the lookout…
Sisters of the vine

Sisters of the vine

Raised on opposite sides of the world, the McBride sisters discovered each other and their mutual love of wine—they’re the…
Let the celebrations begin 

Let the celebrations begin 

Prosecco adds sparkle to holiday meals without breaking the bank. This quintessential wine from northern Italy is a perfect choice…
Keeping it simple

Keeping it simple

The second-largest vine grower and producer of premium wines in the U.S. is Washington state, where a new winery opens…
Cool wine for hot days

Cool wine for hot days

Wine spritzers add a little sparkle to the ‘dog days of summer’ with refreshing flavors, less alcohol, and fewer calories.…
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