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Super Bowl Wine (repost)

This was originally posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2008 With the Super Bowl right around the corner many of us are in the process of planning a party. While most fans don't really have a dog in this race any more, ...

Obsessed? Me???

ob·ses·sion əb-sěsh'ən, ŏb-) n. Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety. A compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion. ob·ses'sion·al adj., ob·ses'sion·al·ly adv. My kids tell me that I am obsessed with food and wine. I ...

AWOL for Bordeaux

Another Wine Blog will not be updated today, unless you count this post, and tomorrow as Amy and I head for Dallas for the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux tasting. Alder over at Vinography has already been to one of ...

Fountain of Youth: 78 bottles a day?

Recently 60 Minutes had a report about some scientists that are proving what we already know...wine is GOOD! Early in the article they state, as our headline does, that you would need 78 bottles a day to achieve their results. ...

Another Wine Byte 4: Temperature Tips

Here is the fourth in our weekly series of Another Wine Bytes; information about wine you can use to impress your friends (but not in an obnoxious way, of course!) AWByte #4 - How Important is Temperature? Often when invited to a ...

Be a Home Superstar Chef (Part 4 – Knives)

In part one of this series we examined the importance of good pans. Parts two and three discussed shallots and pine nuts respectively. Today in part four we talk about the importance of good knives. Like with pans, purchasing a ...

Ginger…Not just the Mary Ann Alternative

I used to be big Gilligan's Island fan. And around the time it was popular there were a number of those silly questions comparing Ginger--the Movie Star--and Mary Ann--the girl next door: 1) Would you rather be Ginger or Mary Ann? 2) ...

2009 Wine Country Calendar now available

Featuring photos from 2008 Wine Blogger Conference Wineries For this weekend only (through Sunday) our 2009 Wine Country Sonoma calendar featuring photos from Sonoma County wineries and vineyards is 50% off! Created especially for the folks at Another Wine Blog, the ...

Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk

Cigarettes and chocolate milk These are just a couple of my cravings Everything it seems I like's a little bit stronger A little bit thicker, a little bit harmful for me If I should buy jellybeans Have to eat them all in just one sitting Everything ...

A Little Wine Science

The New York Times recently had a good article about the chemical reactions that cause flaws to disappear and tannins to soften, as well as gadgets sold to effect these changes. I am usually skeptical of both wine gadgets ...