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The Top Wine and Pesto Pairings

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Few cuisines can be linked as far back in history as pesto. Historians believe this bright, sophisticated Italian sauce can be traced all the way back to 16th century Genoa, Italy. While pesto may be considered a relative newcomer compared with Italian wines, which have been crafted since at least 3000 B.C., pesto is clearly a culinary creation here to stay.

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A Guide to Wine Tasting Etiquette

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Tasting events will give you access to the broader world of wines—without having to invest in an entire bottle only to find it's not to your taste. But before you head to your next event, it's important to know the rules of etiquette in the tasting room or at the event venue.

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What You Should Know About Ornellaia and DOC Bolgheri

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Ornellaia Estate has long been one of the Bolgheri region’s best. Ornellaia Rosso, its top of the line, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. It rivals not just any other “Super Tuscan,” but the best wines from any region focused on those varieties.

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7 Best Wine and Turkey Pairings

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Turkey is a flavorful meat that pairs easily and wonderfully with a wide variety of wines. Depending on how you prepare your turkey and what flavors you add to the meat, gravy, and stuffing, you have many options for intriguing and delicious wine and turkey pairings. 

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