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By Emmie Turan / April 19, 2019

Italian Wines Rekindle their California Heritage

French immigration to California predated any substantial influx of Italians to the State. Following the turmoil of the French Revolution...

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By Emmie Turan / March 7, 2019

A MATTER OF TASTE

A MATTER OF TASTE In the words of the celebrated American author, Mark Twain: “One Holds a bottle of red...

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By Emmie Turan / February 25, 2019

THE SHAPE OF WINE

Winemaking is an old art – it began even before any form of writing existed ever since a long forgotten...

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By Emmie Turan / February 8, 2019

THE FORGOTTEN MATRIARCH OF CHAMPAGNE

Madame Clicquot (1777-1866) If it wasn’t for Clicquot, we might still be drinking cloudy champagne!) Veuve Clicquot is a sparkling...

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By Emmie Turan / January 13, 2019

WINE-ODDS-ENDS JANUARY -EDITION 2019

WHAT A FIASCO! According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word fiasco means “a complete failure, especially a ludicrous or...

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