All posts tagged "wine"

  • IMBIBE: Sipping Portugal

    Vinho Verde is a refreshing summer sipper. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A few weeks ago I wrote about green wines. That is, wines that are produced in an ecologically responsible manner. This week, the topic is a different...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Pinot Panache

    Pinot Gris’ versatility is just right for summer. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a friend’s recent mudbug—that’s crawfish, to the uninitiated—boil,  I was reminded of both how much I enjoy Pinot Gris wines and how versatile they...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Ocho de España

    Eight great affordable Spanish wines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Whenever I’m wandering through Utah’s state wine stores, I am inevitably drawn to the aisles stocked with wines from Spain. Spain—along with Portugal and Greece—offers great wine values...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Italy’s Other Wines

    Vino blanco from a country famous for reds. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Italy is renowned for its reds: bold Barolos, Chianti, Amarone, Barbaresco and the like. But don’t overlook its white wines. There are many greats, and...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Oui, Oui!

    French wines at a bargain. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If there is a country synonymous with wine, surely it’s France. And France is well-known for producing some of the planet’s most sought-after and most expensive wines. Thankfully,...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Rock the Rosé

    The delicious truth about pink wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Much to my surprise, having flown its flag for decades, rosé wine has suddenly become hip and trendy. Increasingly, people know that rosé wines aren’t typically sweet;...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Cava Comes of Age

    Why you should spend time with Spain’s sparkling wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s a shame that Spanish Cava is the poor stepchild of the bubbles biz, since it can be such a terrific value. There are...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Vietnam by the Glass

    Sipping on egg coffee, cobra wine, salted limeade and sea horse whiskey. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When I was in grad school in New York City, one of my colleagues who hailed from Vietnam introduced me to...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Mr. Natural

    Will Bucklin makes gnarly wines from ancient vines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’m pretty sure winemaker Will Bucklin would shudder at being called a hippie. I’m of the opinion that the proprietor of Sonoma’s Bucklin winery (founded...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Virtuous Vino

    Wineries and winemakers that give back. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Many wineries earmark a portion of their sales proceeds to worthy charities, from pet rescue organizations to those working with military veterans. There are far too many...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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