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The Sommeliers’ Case

Recognized as two of the nation’s brightest young sommeliers, Andrey Ivanov and Maximilian Kast are […]

Ontario: Sailing Far Beyond Icewine

Canadians have made wine since the Vikings sailed the seas. While icewine—imported from Austria by […]

Toasting Tulsa

Zoom in on a smaller city like Tulsa, and you find cooperation, support, and mutual […]

Profile: Liz Mendez Taking The Grit With The Glamour

In July of 2015, sommelier Liz Mendez, along with her chef/husband Mark were sitting in […]

Madeira: Isle of Woods

Humid and subtropical Madeira, jutting skyward off the African coastline, crowns a massive underwater volcano, […]

Reclaiming the Pilsner

The Pilsner has been making a comeback for at least the last five years. American […]

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