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I think it’s sad how quickly the joy of new toys disappears as soon as Christmas is over and the rush to New Year’s Eve begins. Luckily if you work in retail, the holiday season is far too busy to appreciate said fantastic toys and as a result the joy lasts longer during the bleak […]

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  • January 17, 2014

It may seem lackluster to come back from my vacation with a post on what to drink while doing laundry, but that’s exactly what happens when you return to reality after 5 weeks of resting on one’s laurels: loads and loads (and loads) of laundry. Naturally, a sexy counterpart is necessary–and I ...

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  • January 9, 2014

Stuffed with Turkey, lots of Birthday Champagne, and tons of wine bottles (and crafting corks) left over from the LAURA UNCORKED 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY party! Yup, it’s been 2 years since the first (mis)adventures went public and I’ve been Daring to Pair and drinking constantly since. It’s been a ...

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  • December 5, 2013

Growing up in the particular breed of white suburbia known as Western Massachusetts, “Sherry” always referred to the much-loathed swimming instructor/helicopter mom the entire family tried to avoid. Sadly, this left me unaware of the glories of real sherry for roughly two decades, and gave ...

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  • November 15, 2013

Use your smartphone for good, and document your drinking habits better! I just did some serious research on this topic for the International Wine Accessories blog, and let me tell you, Google is not the place to start if you’re looking for a wine app. (311,000,000 results is 300,000,000 too ...

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  • November 11, 2013

When I’m not chilling out on the blog-o-sphere, I’m often chilling out working hard at Vine Wine in Brooklyn, where people often proclaim, “The Description on this bottle sold me!” That makes me happier than a bottle of freshly opened Champagne, especially since writing an accurate, and ...

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  • August 6, 2013

Hey all! Did you know Italy’s super-Alpine region of Alto Adige produces some of the best wines for summer BBQ meals? Trust me, they’re AWESOME! Bacon Cheeseburger + Lagrein= Perfect. BBQ Chicken + Schiava= To Die For. Spicy Merguez Hot Dogs + Gewurztraminer = Love. Alto Adige is for Awesome By ...

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  • August 2, 2013