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Sweet On Honey Wine, Beer & Booze

HONEY—AND THE BEES THAT produce it—can command an almost religious dedication. Its taste, color, consistency, health benefits (real and imagined), history (and mythology) have bestowed an almost mystical quality on

A Hudson Valley Wine Renaissance

WHILE MANY IN THE HUDSON VALLEY have been enjoying the boom in local craft beer, craft spirits and, of course, craft cider, subtle but no less significant changes are a

New Rule: No Rules

RECENTLY, I CHECKED IN WITH MY dentist for a cleaning and checkup. As usual, Mary Ann, the dental hygienist, chatted with me as she cleaned my teeth, and inevitably the

Full Disclosure: Who Makes Your Wine?

IN OCTOBER, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA received the Nobel Peace Prize. The award engendered much controversy as many observers of the international scene were flummoxed as to why Obama received this

The French Paradox at 20

IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, Timothy, on the advice of his mentor, St. Paul, instructed, “Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often

On Vintage and Parker Power

WHEN MOST OF US PURCHASE a bottle of wine—either in a retail shop or restaurant—we have to make a number of judgment calls. Which wine will work best with tonight’s