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Wine Snob or Wine Diva… Doesn’t Matter

There is a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning. For example, it is perfectly acceptable to drink a mixed drink on Saturday night but wine seems only acceptable on Sunday morning…
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Wine Snob or Wine Diva… Doesn’t Matter

2010 has provided quite a spectacle, so far, when it comes to sporting events. There are the “normal” events that we cherish in the United States – The SuperBowl, the College Football Bowl Games, the College Basketball “March Madness” Playoffs,
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Wine Snob or Wine Diva… Doesn’t Matter

Just this past weekend, the Fourth of July went by in a flurry of hot dogs, apple pies, and fireworks. If Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and Labor Day the unofficial end of summer, I suppose that Independence Day is the unofficial middle of summer.
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Wine Snob or Wine Diva… Doesn’t Matter

Tasting wine – good wine – to me – was an experience similar to when a puppy, which has been eating dog food his whole life, gets his first taste of table scraps. You can see the look on his face saying, “Wait! You mean you guys eat stuff like that ALL THE TIME?!?”
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Deal Detector

Whether your wallet is from Bendel’s or Target, here are some tips to make this week in the Hamptons fun and finance friendly...
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MUSE Restaurant/Aquatic Lounge Review

MUSE Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge is hidden gem of a restaurant, tucked away in the corner of the Watermill shopping center and one of the Hamptons’ “best kept secrets.” I’ve known about it since it opened about four years ago, but quite honestly, it’s one of the few places I prefer to keep on the down low. Until now, that is, since I was asked to feature it in this column.
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Wine Head: Pairing with Spicy Food

The thing about pairing spicy food and wine isn’t so much “what should you drink,” but more “what shouldn’t you drink.” Wines to avoid...
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Tainted Cork: Paumanok Vineyards

  Tainted Cork woke early on a rainy Thursday in August to make the trek from Montauk to the North Fork. Charles Massoud and his family founded...
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Dining at Fresno Is Our Favorite

We were delighted before we even stepped into Fresno. First we love that it's not on 27. It's located next to East Hampton Garden. And the...