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What's "hot" this holiday season for wine lovers? Large format bottles that make a statement. They're big, bold, and beautiful -- gold-etched labels add elegance -- and represent a perfect gift for the connoisseur, collector or special person in your life.   Read More >>
For the fourth year in a row I've gathered Thanksgiving Day recommendations from area wine experts for your perusal and enjoyment. Feel free to visit them at their respective stores and talk about what might go well with your holiday dinner, which is seven days away.   Read More >>
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LOWELL -- One of the challenges Lowell has faced for decades is drawing people to its downtown businesses. Tobias Marx may have found a solution: craft beer.   Read More >>
What's on your palate? It's Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir for the newly-formed Mill City Mass Media Oeniphile Club, a small group of novice wine tasters from The Sun's newsroom. We met recently after work to sample seven wines -- two whites, five reds -- from Oregon's Willamette Valley Vineyards, California's Wild Horse Winery in Paso Robles, and two other California selections.   Read More >>
"We don't make wine to shock the mouth. We make wine to fill the mouth with intense flavors that are smooth, elegant and lasting. We make wine that is beautiful with food." The words from Luca Speri were music to my ears, like the great Pavorotti singing Nessun Dorma in Verona's famous amphitheater on the Piazza Bra.   Read More >>
I have to admit that my inspiration to cook this week came from a candle. That's right -- a richly fragranced "Baked Cinnamon Roll" candle was flickering gently in my living room, it's intoxicating scent dancing through every corner   Read More >>
California's drought -- labeled "severe" -- is now in its fourth year and the San Joaquin Valley, rich in cherry farming and vineyards, is one of the hardest hit. Smack in the valley's middle is the city of Lodi, home of the Michael David Winery, a fifth-generation family-owned operation producing some of America's most highly acclaimed and enjoyable wines...   Read More >>
This weekend, the Mill City celebrates the season with an authentic German Oktoberfest at City Hall Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 17, 3-9 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 18, noon-5 p.m.   Read More >>
It's never too early to start thinking about purchasing wines for the upcoming holidays, or to cozy up to during the winter months. October is a big sales month for wine retailers, especially with new stock arriving on shelves for Thanksgiving and Christmas.   Read More >>
Greater Merrimack Valley's Restaurant Showcase Week is back, this time featuring fall flair and flavors to enhance your dining experience.   Read More >>


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