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How to Buy Wine Online

In today’s app-driven, tablet-smart environment it’s little surprise that people are finding new wines from various smartphone app recommendations and then making their wine purchases online.

From auction-style sites with a feature wine that’s both well-rated and bargain-priced to straight-forward online wine retailers that house large volumes of wine for direct shipping consumers, there are plenty of online wine buying options.

Check out some of our favorite online wine retailers with very fair pricing, good selection, and even a few that can get their hands on the hard to find luxury wine spectrum.

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Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Want to give the kids something special for breakfast for the first day of school? These buttermilk pancakes are a great choice. They’re light, fluffy and perfect for special occasion breakfasts. I like to serve these pancakes topped with butt…

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Labor Day Recipes

Too early to plan your Labor Day picnic? I think not. Start with these cookout-worthy Labor Day recipes. They include old favorites, like crispy and juicy fried chicken, mustard potato salad and fresh corn on the cob.What better way to end the…

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Types of Wine

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Just go into any wine shop and you know that there are many different wine brands, grapes, regions, and bottles, but how many distinct types of wine are there? A good question, and a great starting point for those just tip-toeing into the world of wine.

When paired down to the basics there are truly only five types or categories of wine:  red wines, white wines, rosé wines, sparkling wines, and fortified wines. Want to learn more? Check out the basics on wine types here.

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Watermelon Smoothies

Watermelon is one of my kids’ favorite fruits. But the high water content does not make it ideal for making smoothies. This watermelon smoothie recipe shows you how you to make a fresh smoothie with summer’s favorite fruit without it being too…

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Wine of the Week: McManis Chardonnay 2012 (CA) $9

If you are scanning for an everyday Chardonnay that won’t break the bank, but has plenty of classic California Chardonnay features to play well with a variety of butter-based recipes, then take a peek at the the 2012 McManis Chardonnay.

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Dash Blender

Meet the Dash

When I heard that there was a new blender on the market, one that would rival the premium blenders from companies like Vitamix and the Blendtec, I was intrigued. The Dash has a retro-futuristic look to it, a tall presence (don’t expect it t…

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Healthy Snack Ideas

You know kids need snacks to get through the day. But you don’t want them choosing sugar-laden, empty-calorie treats all the time. These healthy snack ideas will give you plenty of unique options for getting through the afternoon slump in tast…

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Recipes with Bacon

Do you think bacon makes everything better? If so, these are for you. This collection includes appetizers, like my bacon deviled eggs, main dishes like my recipe for meatloaf with bacon and my anniversary chicken and side dishes like my crunc…

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Wine Country Travel – Discover Six Wine Regions off the Beaten Path

When it comes to vacation travel plans, popular wine regions quickly slide to top spots for destination travel ventures.

Promising good food, hands-on wine experiences, and often an abundance of outdoor adventure excursions, it’s no wond…

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