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A nuclear facility in Washington state's prime wine country is leaching radioactive groundwater and is one natural disaster away from Fukushima 2.0.
The Hanford Site, a former nuclear-weapons production facility located in southeastern Washington State near the Oregon border, is one natural disaster …Nuclear Power
@aleezabeeza March 30, 2015
Unless you’re a high roller or work next to a plethora of bodegas, chances are you bring your lunch to work. But you …Quesadilla
@VinePair March 30, 2015
A wine’s body is one of the biggest clues to help you decide if an unfamiliar grape variety (or region) might be just what …Wine
Life has a way of constantly reminding you that ‘You don’t know until you do something‘. Similarly, you can’t really understand a wine region until …Wine
@aleezabeeza March 29, 2015
Unless you’re having company (or a really bad day), chances are you won’t drink a whole bottle of wine in one night. You …Wine
March 29, 2015
I had been studying wine hard for a few months. In fine dining, being a server with only a superficial understanding of the differences …Wine
A photo of the 2,000 year old grapevine. Image credit: Jane Anson
Not that you'd have looked twice at it unless you'd been told what it was. It - or …Grapevine
@in_vino_nyc March 27, 2015
Kaštela is the region of Croatia where Zinfandel’s true home was found.
When we hear the term Cult Wine in California we …Zinfandel
@aleezabeeza March 26, 2015
Noble rot. It sounds like an industrial band that’s booked a gig in a warehouse somewhere, but it’s actually what makes …Grapes
Just why are some wines so expensive? A list of reasons and they don't all have to do with quality. Find out why sometimes a cheap wine might be best.Wine
@adamteeter March 26, 2015
Over the past decade boxed wine has been one of the fastest growing segments of wine in America, particularly on the …Wine
The use of oak barrels in wine fermentation and aging is common, as it is known to increase wine aromatic complexity and improve overall wine …Yeast
Suki is no ordinary dog. The two-year-old shiba inu has exquisite taste in wine. So much so, that she’s started her own website, shibasommelier.com, …Wine
@aleezabeeza March 25, 2015
A feminist beer named Cerveja Feminista is being released, and my feelings are mixed. On one hand, I appreciate the …Beer
@aleezabeeza March 25, 2015
Awhile back, Sazerac, the owners of Fireball Whiskey, hit a bit of a scandal when small amounts of propylene glycol, an …Drinking
Software entrepreneur Kevin Harvey, co-founder of Benchmark Capital, is used to backing startups that make it big, such as Proofpoint and MySQL. It …California
@aleezabeeza March 24, 2015
When you sit down with your poison of choice, your mind will probably be blown some way or another. After all, booze …Drinking
@VinePair March 23, 2015
When looking over an unfamiliar wine list or browsing the aisles of a shop, trying to find a wine that is as sweet or dry as …Wine
@adamteeter March 23, 2015
America is undergoing a drinking revolution. Across the board, people are seeking out great drinks, from delicious …Drinking
“Are you insane?” I asked.
My friend had just said he was thinking about buying a single bottle of Screaming Eagle, a Napa Valley cult cabernet …Food
It's all over the wine news channels, and will soon be in much wider distribution, as these stories spread like wildfire thanks to sensational …Food
@adamteeter March 20, 2015
Fast Food & Fine Wine #4: Little Caesars Bacon Wrapped Pizza with Ken Wright Cellars Pinot Noir
Having trouble with the …Pizza
Walter Channing, founder and partner in Channing Daughters winery in Bridgehampton, died Thursday, March 12 after a long illness. He was 74.
“Walter …New York
@aleezabeeza March 20, 2015
For most of us, visuals of Prohibition usually involve Steve Buscemi. Boardwalk Empire may have been dramatized, but …Drinking
It’s always struck me as odd that people who go out of their way to shop at a good butcher’s or cheese shop don’t take the same approach when it comes to buying wine. Instead, they’re happy to boast about bargains at Aldi and Lidl.
While I find it as hard to resist a good deal as anyone, I also want …Wine
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Perhaps it began with the red Adidas gym bag stuffed with $800,000 in cash.
Then came the trail of overhyped and failed wine ventures here in the heart of Napa Valley, and the furious court battles between Robert Dahl, who ran a struggling vineyard, and his chief investor, Emad …Foodies
Jane Eyre is an Australian winemaker who first did vintage in Burgundy back in 1998 as a bit of work experience.It’s an interesting story. She was …Jane Eyre
Napa Valley is not known for its reserve, subtlety and understatement. Flamboyance, yes, as well as grandiosity, weight, excess and the wines that epitomize these traits. Yet before Napa wineries began to take architectural cues from Las Vegas, the Valley was largely a quiet agricultural center …Foodies