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wine and the blues

wine and the blues

Long to sip some wine while listening to the blues? Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 U.S. 27 N., Clermont, is…
Patience pays off

Patience pays off

A vertical wine tasting compares different vintages (harvest years) from the same winery and grape varietal. It’s also a fun…
The wine world’s Big Six 

The wine world’s Big Six 

Six grape varieties comprise the “big six” in the wine-making world: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot…
SALUTÉ: New Year, Old Wine

SALUTÉ: New Year, Old Wine

If you received several bottles of wine as Christmas gifts, or if you bought too many for your holiday parties,…
SALUTÉ: A lesson in Beaujolais

SALUTÉ: A lesson in Beaujolais

Since mid-November, store shelves have been filled with Beaujolais Nouveau, but there’s more to this wine than many people realize.…
SALUTÈ: Olé to Spanish Wines

SALUTÈ: Olé to Spanish Wines

In September 1565, Spanish settlers arrived on Florida’s eastern shores bringing their most treasured product: wine. Exactly 450 years later,…
SALUTÈ: Scoring Par or Better

SALUTÈ: Scoring Par or Better

While watching the Augusta Masters Golf Tournament, I wondered how many pro golfers other than Greg Norman have ventured into…
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