HOLIDAY COUNTDOWN: Affordable Gifts, Great Recipes, Food Fun!

Who wouldn’t be happy to get a luscious brownie gift? Shown here, Mari’s New York Brownies. If you want to avoid the holiday shopping crowds, we have the solution: delicious gifts that are just a point and click away (or you can phone in your order). We’ve created “favorite gift lists” in 14 different categories…
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Food & Wine: Wine & Burger Pairings

Morton’s celebrates its 30th birthday with the $19.78 Prime Sirloin Burger— named for the year the restaurant was founded.   If you want a glass of wine, rather than a beer, with that burger, here are some pairing recommendations from Morton’s the Steakhouse: -Blue Cheese, Bacon, Grilled Onions and Mayonnaise These robust flavors need a…
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NEW PRODUCT: You’re Invited To Drink Swill

Would you go to a swill party? That’s swill, not swell. One manufacturer is selling a Swill® Wine Tasting Party kit as a fun and casual way to conduct a blind wine tasting. It’s targeted to people who enjoy wine but aren’t very knowledgeable about it. Or apparently, very knowledgeable about the meaning of the…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream

Our two favorite flavors of Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream, Ala Port and Red Raspberry Chardonnay, can be served at the most elegant dinner party. Photography by Saidi Granados.   Like ice cream? Like wine? Here’s something to make you glad you’re over 21: Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream. Made with 5% alcohol, you must be of…
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TRENDS: Wine No Longer Bought By 1/4 Of Vacationers

Air travel restrictions have changed wine drinkers’ buying and travel practices, according to results from a poll released by BottleWise, a manufacturer of airline-friendly wine travel bags. BottleWise asked attendees at last month’s Food and Wine Expo in Washington, D.C., what impact, if any, TSA carry-on restrictions have had on their wine buying habits when…
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