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Red at the Ready

Photo courtesy of L.G. Patterson Eating and drinking according to the season is great for your body. Of course, this means eating vegetables that are currently growing in your garden or at your local farms, but it also means changing…

Sipping the Sinskey Pinot Noir

When you hear words like “organic” or “biodynamic,” you might jump to conclusions about cost or quality. Trust me, I have had the same reservations. It’s been nine years since I ran the first all organic/biodynamic wine by-the-glass program…

Heating up with Rosé

I once heard “when roses bloom, it’s time to drink rosé.” I think about this every spring, and I feel a tug to drink the pretty pink stuff, especially since spring has warmed the ground and the heat of summer is right around the corner.…

Best of Columbia 2017

Photos by L.G. Patterson Drum roll please, the Best of Columbia food and drink winners are… Passionate Columbians have cast thousands of ballots… and now, those ballots have been tallied. Inside Columbia is pleased to present this year's…

Should Wine Date

If you browse the web for wine and chocolate pairing ideas, you will get a wide variety of suggestions and opinions. To explore how well chocolate pairs with wine, first you should recognize a bad pairing versus a good pairing. For example,…

Wine By Design

The Les Bourgeois Vineyards Collector’s Series celebrates the marriage of art and winemaking. The winery’s annual art competition showcases the work of three selected Missouri artists on the labels of special wines created by LBV…

Summer Sipping

Looking for an everyday wine to take you through the easy-livin’ summer season? Stock up on Rioja wines from sunny Spain. Rioja, a region along the Ebro River in northern Spain, produces an eclectic assortment of food-friendly wines,…

Dining Guide

lll AMERICAN 44 Stone Public House 3910 Peachtree Drive, Suite H 573-443-2726 Abigail’s 206 Central St., Rocheport 573-698-3000 Addison’s 709 Cherry St. 573-256-1995 www.addisonssophias.com/addisons Barred Owl Butcher &…

We’ll Always Have Paris

Amid the hoopla of the American bicentennial celebration in 1976, a British wine merchant in Paris had a novel idea: a face-off between the finest French wines and those upstart newbies in California. Hoping to generate publicity for his…

Tiny Bubbles

Raise a toast to the arrival of spring with the light, tasty bubbles of Prosecco. The Italian sparkling wine is a worthy addition to your table this season, as much at home with lighter patio fare as it is with more formal dinner parties.…

Olé!


Weddings, like all joyful events, call for bubbles. Make your festive occasions sparkle with cava, Spain’s gift to fizz lovers. Cava is Spanish sparkling wine. Fermented in the same traditional champenoise method as Champagne, this…

Happy Trails

Add a vineyard experience to your daytrip plans with a visit to Missouri wine country. Nearly half of Missouri’s 128 wineries are organized into 10 regional wine trails. Find the route tailor-made for your tastes.

Snack Attack

Looking for a wine to go with popcorn? How about with nachos and guacamole? Australian winery Jacob’s Creek releases a wine pairing wheel for noshing.

Survivor

Lodi, Calif., is home to Zinfandel vines dating back to 1888. Find out the difference old vines make to lush wine flavor.

Silver Screen Sparklers

Silver Screen Sparklers Champagne and romance take the spotlight in February. Add some glamour to your celebrations this month with legendary sparklers that have graced the silver screen.

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…