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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.…

Simply Divine

Liven up the dog days this year with a fruitful red wine as unique as the story behind its name. Rutherford Ranch’s Rhiannon is a lush ripe blend bursting with the flavors of the orchard and the berry patch. Rutherford has offered this…

Give That Man A Cigar

Fire up the grill this Father’s Day and celebrate the man in your life with a glass or two of Zinfandel, the all-American wine that was made for barbecue. This year, bring along a bottle of Cigar Zin to your patriarchal party. This lush…

Let’s Get Together

What’s for dinner? That’s the first question Sarah Cyr has to answer before she can match a wine to a meal. The sommelier and co-owner of the Wine Cellar & Bistro says the wine choices for her table are spontaneous, inspired by menu,…

Show-Me Dinner Hour

A primary rule of wine and food pairings calls for selecting wines produced in the same area as the food. The bounty of the Show-Me State makes it ridiculously easy to match locally grown foods with Missouri wines. Try this vino…

The Wine List: A Rich Red

Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi 2007 Nipozzano Riserva Sangiovese A rich, Italian red has grabbed top honors as the best wine of 2011. Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi 2007 Nipozzano Riserva Sangiovese tops “The Enthusiast 100,” Wine Enthusiast’s annual…