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Mad Men Mondays: Champagne, Piper-Heidsieck, and Shoes!

April 2, 2012 by  
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by Michelle
Screen capture, AMC TV’s Mad Men, 2012
In last night’s Mad Men, I was given a lot of options. I could write about cocktails, about Canadian Club, Jack Daniel’s, Stoli, or even Chivas Regal. But near the end, I was given the perfect opportunity to wax on a bit about my favorite beverage of all […]

Two Mountain Winery: Making Good Wine In A Beautiful Setting

April 2, 2012 by  
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Brothers Matthew and Patrick Rawn established Two Mountain Winery in 2002. Located in the Yakima Valley of Washington State, Two Mountain Winery is named for the two mountains, Mt. Rainier and Mt. Adams, which form the beautiful backdrop of their estate vineyard. They planted Copeland Vineyard in 2000 on land that their family has farmed […]

Two Mountain Winery: Making Good Wine In A Beautiful Setting was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

It’s not the points, it’s the pairing

April 2, 2012 by  
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I have never heard of a wine critic who didn’t try to educate the public that the higher scoring wine isn’t always the best one to drink with the food. I’ve tried to get this point across since forever. Sometimes, the principle is proved in dramatic ways. Marilyn made lamb shanks with roasted polenta on […]