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Age of Agave
TEQUILA CONNOISSEURSHIP EMERGES, TRANSFORMING IT INTO A SIPPING SPIRIT BY JEFF CIOLETTI  Agave-based spirits have found themselves in a bit of a best-of-both-worlds sweet spot previously rese...
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Chardonnay {Need to Know}
While there is some debate over what is the king of red winegrapes (Cabernet? Nebbiolo?), Chardonnay is the undisputed queen of whites. The most widely planted winegrape in California, it is also cl...
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David Metz: A Presidential Education in Wine
David Metz is the Wine Director and Sommelier for The Jefferson Hotel in Washington, D.C.  and its affiliated restaurant named, Plume and cocktail bar, Quill. Coming up on one decade with Four ...
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Watkins and McLaughlin: Top Guns at Old Line Spirits
There's a classic moment in the movie "Top Gun" when pilots Maverick and Goose land their fighter jet, high-five on the runway, and exclaim, "I feel the need … the need for speed!"  Well, forme...
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What’s the Deal with Instagram?
One of the most mysterious social media outlets to many restaurant owners is Instagram. The restaurant owners that utilize it are seeing it pay large dividends. The first thing to do is get familia...
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