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Make the Perfect Holiday Cheese Platter

CheesVariety counts! Include a variety of flavors, colors, textures and countries by selecting the cheese by the type of milk used. Choose cow, goat and sheep cheese. On average plan for each guest to eat 1-2 ounces of each cheese …

Bacon and Cheese Curd Grilled Cheese

Cheese Curds are “just-made” fresh, young cheddar cheese chunks that are in their natural shape before being processed into blocks and aged. They are squeaky to the tooth, taste a bit like cottage cheese or mozzarella, and are usually fried …

Best Oregon Pinot Noir

Demystifying Oregon Pinot Noir

Ok, let’s cut to the chase, Oregon Pinot Noir is a bit of mystery to the casual wine drinker.  There seems to be a mystique surrounding it; everyone seems to know it is desirable, but most aren’t really quite sure …

Best Oregon Pinot Noir

Oregon Pinot Noir- The Rest of the Drill Down

click here to read part one of Demystifying Oregon Pinot Noir Enter the winemaker… Fifty percent  of the quality and characteristics of the Pinot Noir is determined by nature; now it is up to the winemaker to determine the quality …

Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Aug Pick 24

You’ll notice we have several wines from Chateau Ste. Michelle in this month’s selection of 24 highly rated wines, under $24, and for good reason. This winery located on 105 wooded acres in Woodinville, 15 miles northeast of Seattle, is …

Mike Grgich

Who is Mike Grgich?

Who is Mike Grgich? Arguably, the most influential winemaker in the New World. Celebrating his 90th birthday on April 1, 2013, Mike Grgich, winemaker and founder of the famous Grgich Hills Estate, may have had more influence on New World …

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White Wine Safari

Up for an Adventure? It doesn’t always require a full-fledged quest like a dive into the Great Barrier Reef or a climb up Mount Everest to satisfy the explorer in us. We can embrace our adventurous nature every day, and …

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July 2013 Pick 24

We start this month’s Pick 24 selection with a hardy and warm Hoosier welcome to our store to Jigar Winery. Jigar Patel is a Zionsville native that graduated from Purdue and partnered with fellow Purdue grad Erik Miller of Kokomo …