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Green’s The Thing

Toast the dawn of another summer with a refreshing Vinho Verde, a light, citrusy white wine that has found its niche at American patio picnics and pool parties. Vinho Verde is not a grape varietal but a description. Portuguese for…

Lighten Up

Skinnygirl Chardonnay It’s almost swimsuit season. If your spring is shaping up as a season of deprivation, consider adding wine back to your regimen, 100 calories at a time. Skinnygirl Wines, a division of the cocktail company…

Waltzing Mathilda

Funny thing about the other side of the world — just as barbecue season cranks up in the Northern Hemisphere, the folks Down Under are bringing in the autumn harvest and prepping for winter. This spring in mid-Missouri, have a taste of…

The Perfect Pair

Add elegance to your Valentine’s Day celebration with a pair of Meiomi wines from the California coast. Meiomi produces only two wines: a Pinot Noir and a Chardonnay. The two, cultivated in cool-climate appellations along California’s…

Wines for Halloween

Add some spirit to your Halloween table with this collection of seasonally apt wines. Bogle Phantom is back for its seasonal run. The bracing blend of Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mourvedre offers bright red…

Missouri Wine Trails

Photos courtesy of Missouri Wine & Grape Board Anyone can run to the store and pick up a bottle of wine, but to really get a feel for the vineyard experience, you should visit a winery or two — or a half-dozen or so. With 128…

Take It Easy

It’s summertime and the livin’ in easy … make your everyday wine choice an easy one, too, with Clos du Bois Rouge. This fruitful red blend offers a veritable smorgasbord of varietals — Merlot, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet…

May Flowers

If all those April showers did their job last month, we’ll be enjoying the tradeoff as nature bursts into full blossom in May. Add some bloom to your springtime sipping with a trio of wines from Flowers Vineyard & Winery. The Flowers…

Pepperjack Barossa Red

Australia’s newest, super-premium wine is making its way to the Northern Hemisphere, offering a smorgasbord of iconic flavors from Down Under. Pepperjack, from the Barossa Valley of South Australia, comes from the cellars of Saltram Wine…

Beyond Bordeaux

Add a festive touch to everyday hearty dishes this winter with a surprisingly approachable Cabernet Sauvignon from the house of de Rothschild. Cadet d’Oc, Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s young brand of French varietals, brings a…

A Feel-Good Sip

Americans celebrate Make A Difference Day every fall, but you don’t have to wait until Oct. 26 to do something good. Grab a bottle of Newman’s Own and raise a toast to altruism. Newman’s Own Wines — founded by the late Paul Newman — is a…

Tasteful Trio

There is an art to winemaking and nowhere is that more evident than at Les Bourgeois Vineyards. Every summer, the Rocheport winery releases the Collector’s Series — a trio of special wines adorned with labels created by Midwestern artists.…