Category Archives: Wine

Portland Rated Best City in U.S. for Wine

Portland, Ore., is home to the more wine retailers and wineries than another other city on a per-capita basis, according to Infogroup, which ranked Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with a population of 1 million or more by their concentration of … Continue reading

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Columbia Winery Sponsors Seattle Mariners

Columbia Winery signed as an Official Partner of the Seattle Mariners for the 2017 and 2018 Major League Baseball seasons. The two-year sponsorship brings together Washington’s first premium winery with Washington’s favorite Major League Baseball team. Both organizations have deep … Continue reading

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Just One Drink a Day Boosts Breast Cancer Risk But Vigorous Exercise Decreases It: Study

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, according to a major new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). The report also … Continue reading

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Fla. Gov.’s Family’s History of Alcohol Abuse a Factor for Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has a brother in Texas who has coped with alcohol and drug abuse. The governor’s late mother, Esther, said in his first campaign in 2010 that Scott’s birth father was an abusive alcoholic who abandoned the … Continue reading

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Beso Del Sol Adds Rosé Sangria to Line

Beso Del Sol has added a rosé sangria, Beso Del Sol Pink, to its successful portfolio. It is 100% Tempranillo (Valdepeñas D.O.), with natural Spanish orange, lemon, peach, and mango along with a touch of Spanish cinnamon. At only 74 … Continue reading

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Did the English Invent Champagne Years Before the French?

The French monk Dom Perignon is thought to have invented champagne in 1697. But 30 years earlier, an English scientist discovered winemakers on this side of the Channel had long been adding sparkle to their tipple. Some call it fizz, … Continue reading

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