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How to Read Italian Wine Labels Learn to understand Italian wine labels enough to get what you want. Here is a great set of tips and advice to keep handy so you can find and enjoy more Italian wine. How to Read Italian Wine Labels Parts of an Itali
JonL · 84 days ago

Salmon With Gingery Green Beans and Bok Choy Serves 4 Hands-On Time: 30mTotal Time: 30m                           Ingredients 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon canola oil1 1/4 pounds skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieceskosher salt4 scallions, thinly slic
admin · 105 days ago

Another fun time tasting wines at AZ Wine in Scottsdale. I tried to pick wines geared for Thanksgiving and those types of wines are not what I prefer to drink. And it turned out that many of the wines were not that great. Next time, I'll just go with what
admin · 147 days ago

Aerators are the hot item on the market now. Do they work? To answer that, I got all the aerators on the market and did a study. I opened a wine and tasted it straight from the bottle. Then I poured it through the aerators and tasted it. I also decanted it
admin · 155 days ago

The Unplugged events are always fun; a small group trying all kinds of new wines. This one happened at AZ Wine on Scottsdale Rd in Scottsdale, AZ. The way it works is I (Mark Phillips) choose wines, on the spot, that I haven't had before but am interested
admin · 166 days ago

If you know me at all, you know that I'm a big fan of big, bold red blends, and one of the more exciting trends to me is the rise of Meritage wines. So today I start my new blog with a spotlight on Meritage. Over the next few weeks I will be highlighting a
JonL · 188 days ago

There are so many reasons to ignore wine ratings. 1. In a recent study, wine judges who rate wines for California wine competitions, and who are considered to be some of the best, rated the same wine +/- four points. The study placed the same wine three d
admin · 271 days ago