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Thursday, October 29, 2020

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SALUTÈ: In the pink

SALUTÈ: In the pink

Real men do indeed drink pink wine… especially if it’s dry rosé. This wine is being rediscovered because its versatility complements active lifestyles and a variety of foods. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis / PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Anthony Casto If you are…
SALUTÈ: Wine Notes

SALUTÈ: Wine Notes

A chance tasting of a Cabernet Sauvignon led to the discovery that several well-known musicians own wineries. Turn up your speakers and listen to some classic tunes while you enjoy these rock star wines. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis  /  ILLUSTRATION:…
SALUTÈ: Secrets of Sonoma

SALUTÈ: Secrets of Sonoma

While the wine world was watching neighboring Napa County, the laid-back and unpretentious Sonoma County grew into a first-class destination where wines are just as delicious… and still affordable. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis PHOTOS: Mary DeSantis+Dry Creek Winery The heavy…
SALUTÈ: Enjoying wine — A lifelong learning pursuit

SALUTÈ: Enjoying wine — A lifelong learning pursuit

With so many choices, how do you find a wine you like? “Taste, taste, taste,” say the experts. PHOTOS: Tony DeSantis You’ve enjoyed the same wine for years but all of sudden the latest vintage tastes totally different… and you…
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 aging wines in a long-term collection. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis PHOTOS: Fred Lopez+Mary Ann DeSantis Getting bitten by the wine-collecting…
SALUTÈ: Wine & Food Pairing 101

SALUTÈ: Wine & Food Pairing 101

STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis The first thing to learn about pairing wine and food is there are no rules. I remember having dinner with a friend who looked aghast when I ordered a red wine to go with my fish.…
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 get rid of undesirable tastes. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis Raising a glass and offering a toast seems to be more…
SALUTÈ: Wine lovers’ tchotchke

SALUTÈ: Wine lovers’ tchotchke

Are you looking for a clever hostess gift? Have you found a present yet for that hard-to-buy-for wine lover? Hark! Now is a perfect time to find wine-related accessories as the holiday entertaining season gets underway. story: Mary Ann DeSantis…
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 — is easy with boxed wines that are surprisingly drinkable with game-day grub. Story: Mary Ann DeSantis  //  Illustration: Josh Clark…
SALUTÈ: Classic wines, left to right

SALUTÈ: Classic wines, left to right

story+photos: Mary Ann DeSantis Mention Bordeaux and wine drinkers get all gaga… or intimidated. In fact, I can’t think of any wine that has been more daunting for me to purchase. Prices seemed astronomically high and the labels were not…
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