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Celebrating Culinary Inspiration at Clearwater Beach Uncorked

Florida means different things to different people. Popularized characteristics include Disney, sunshine, G/gators, the Everglades, and miles of wide open beaches. And then there's Florida's Gulf Coast, endless stretches of powder white sand that were remarkably resilient to the ravages of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill several years ago. Right in the middle is Clearwater Beach…See More
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The Most Effective Way to Aerate Your Wine & Spirits

I'll be honest, I never gave aeration much thought when drinking wines. I certainly didn't even contemplate it for spirits. Does adding oxygen really impact the flavor enough to go through the bother of squeezing air into your glass every time you imbibe?Well, with Aermate, I tried it out on my various favorites whether it was a glass of bold Argentinian Malbec or Speyside…See More
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Off the Grid Moroccan Wine Tastings

Morocco may not be the first country that comes to mind when contemplating the world's greatest wine regions. But despite its large Islamic population, Morocco has historically been a prolific wine producing country. As far back as 2,500 years ago, this part of North Africa completed an arc of wine growing regions spanning the Mediterranean weaving through Italy, Greece, Turkey.Truth…See More
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Lugano’s Urban Winery: Fattoria Moncucchetto

Walking upward on steep cobbled lanes through the village of Lugano Switzerland still enshrouded by morning mists rising from Lago di Lugano is certainly one of life's finer ways to get a workout. If you're up for even more climbing (or a short cab ride), include a…See More
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Francis Ford Coppola Wine Snow Ball Cocktails

What’s the one thing you most likely remember about the Corleone family in the Godfather trilogy? For me & I’d venture to guess many of you, it's the food! Besides plotting to out each other, the entire cast seems to always have something in their mouth. After tasting Francis Ford Coppola's…See More
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Your Vacation Plans in a Glass

 Sit back for a moment and imagine yourself in your favorite vacation spot. Whether it’s at your local swimming hole kicking back in a lounger with the ultimate trashy novel or a dream excursion throughout Italy, you deserve some R&R. Here are some wines for wherever your adventures take you:Butterfly Kiss Pinot Grigio 2011Sourced…See More
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About Me:
Steve's passion is helping readers gain a better understanding of food through travel via his own blog gastrotraveling.com as well as a regular contributor to snoothmedianetwork, tripatini.com and wine2.net. He believes that distinctive cuisine and life-changing travel experiences are best savored by those who are driven by curiosity rather than being the sole province of wine connoisseurs, gourmands, and jet setters.

Steve also creates and manages businesses' web and social media content at www.persuasivetype.com
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Name your favorite wine or wine type:
most granches in a fruity sangria
Most memorable experience around wine?
Savoring a Fonseca port fireside

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Celebrating Culinary Inspiration at Clearwater Beach Uncorked

Florida means different things to different people. Popularized characteristics include Disney, sunshine, G/gators, the Everglades, and miles of wide open beaches. And then there's Florida's Gulf Coast, endless stretches of powder white sand that were remarkably resilient to the ravages of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill several years ago. Right in the middle is…

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Posted on March 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

The Most Effective Way to Aerate Your Wine & Spirits

aermate I'll be honest, I never gave aeration much thought when drinking wines. I certainly didn't even contemplate it for spirits. Does adding oxygen really impact the flavor enough to go through the bother of squeezing air into your glass every time you imbibe?

Well, with Aermate, I tried it out on my various favorites whether it was a glass of bold…

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Posted on January 12, 2014 at 3:30pm

Off the Grid Moroccan Wine Tastings

Morocco may not be the first country that comes to mind when contemplating the world's greatest wine regions. But despite its large Islamic population, Morocco has historically been a prolific wine producing country. As far back as 2,500 years ago, this part of North Africa completed an arc of wine growing regions spanning the Mediterranean weaving through Italy, Greece,…

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Posted on December 3, 2013 at 7:19pm

Best Wine Gift Baskets

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Posted on December 1, 2013 at 8:07pm

Downton Abbey Wines Exude Edwardian Elegance

downtonabbeywines No other TV series incorporates wine so thoroughly into the plot like Downton Abbey. In just about every episode, Carson the butler and his staff are decanting and pouring the evening’s wines for Lord Grantham, his family & guests.…

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At 12:20pm on October 25, 2009, João Tavares de Pina said…
Hi Steve,

Portugal has many autochthones grape varieties, red and whites.
White varieties are very interesting, with very different characters, but SYRIA also called Códega do Larinho is fantastic, with citrons aromas of tangerine and orange.
Portugal Dão region has the most gastronomic wines: fresh, intense, elegant with very nice acidity, made with autochthonous grapes from very particularly varieties.
Just try.
I am a producer in Portuguese Dão region, and I suggest you to taste an old Dão.

Just see what Paul White Thinks about as:

“So far, Portugal has managed to remain true to its traditions, while at the same time offering up a huge range of distinctive grape varieties and unusual wine styles precisely when many of us are tiring of endless New World makeovers of French varietals.

Dao has a lot going for it in that respect: first rate grape varieties firmly rooted in granite-based ‘terroir’ that sparkles back like diamonds, all this shaped by a growing season that’s relatively gentler and longer than other Portuguese regions. Although relatively unknown and sometimes tricky to pronounce, Dao’s red wines offer consumers genuinely new and exciting tasting experiences.”

Visit please our web-site, for now it’s just in Portuguese, but to see photos you don’t need any translation: www.quintadaboavista.eu

Hope to hear from you soon.
 
 
 

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