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Thanksgiving Wine Guide 2013

Wine and Thanksgiving are a quintessential pairing. This festive Holiday that began in 1863 - when it was instituted by Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War - has been celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November every year since. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest and the hearth, a time to be thankful for the blessings we have in our lives and a time to remember good times and loved ones from the past. Nothing enhances this occasion like great food and great wine (and maybe some football). This is our guide to Thanksgiving 2013. 

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BBQ and wine pairing

BBQ and Wine: A delicious pairing

  • Pooneet Kant
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  • May 10, 2013

I’ve seen it too many times - Guy decides to have a barbecue and heads to the store.  Guy goes straight to the meat counter and painstakingly selects a combination of meats that he deems worthy.  Guy then heads to the produce section and chooses the right veggies for condiments and possibly a secret corn or sweet potato recipe.  Then, as if the beverages have no importance at all, Guy grabs a few cases of the first “on sale” display of domestic light beer that he sees.

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Best Wine with Salmon
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Best Wine With Salmon: Wine Pairings and Recipes

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  • March 5, 2015

All you party hosts out there are constantly raising the question of, "What dish can I serve that can pair well with any wine?" Salmon is your go-to dish that can be served in so many different ways and therefore match with an array of wines. From whites to reds, and even rosé, salmon is one of the most versatile foods to serve no matter what kind of wine you like - and it's healthy! To find the best wine with salmon, it is important to pick your wine depending on how your salmon is prepared. Here are some tips on how to pair your wine and salmon dish, and some recipes to help you out with the cooking side of things!

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Take The Wine Style Quiz

Take The Wine Style Quiz

  • Scott Washburn
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  • February 10, 2014

Introducing the Wine Style Quiz

Take our quick quiz to find out your personal wine style. Did you know that over 50% of all wine sold in the United States is made by one of three giant wine producers? At Winestyr we only work with craft wineries - real people with real stories, who make really good wine - and the wine is shipped straight from the vineyard to your doorstep.

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Best Wineries in Sonoma for Wine and Food Pairings

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  • March 27, 2015

Whether you're on a tight budget, or want to drop some serious coin, these are the best places for Wine and Food pairings in Sonoma County. Sonoma County, home to over 400 wineries, is like a food and wine playground for adults, but it can be hard to know where to start. Wine and Food make a tremendous pairing and regarless of your budget, this list of wineries can satisfy anyone from broke college students (we know of a *free* wine and cheese pairing) to millionaires. Simple, elegant, and satisfying, the only way you can go wrong with a wine and food pairing is if you don't go to one!

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