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Total Wine App for Your iPad and Ease of Mind

Like everyone, I am good at some things and not at others. My “not” list bothers me. I have spent decades trying to learn French. Beyond “oui” I am just a “non.” And there’s wine and wine paring. I’ve gone to classes, read, red and white, sipped, spit and gotten ever more confused. It’s worse…

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Wines of Verona This Friday at CBTB

Some things in life take time and go slow. Like making wine. Months, years, decades may be needed. Some things in life require speed. Like the wine class this Friday at Cooking by the Book:  The Wines of Verona this Friday, March 1st at 6:30PM.  Yes, it is just 50 hours until this class devoted to…

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March 1 Class: Wines of Verona at Cooking by the Book

  Our latest Small Bites Big Sips offering — The Wines of Verona — will be Friday, March 1st at 6:30PM. We are delighted to offer you an evening with our guest vintner, Giovanni Bertani of the Tenuta Santa Maria alla Pieve estate and winery near Verona. Giovanni is heir to a 400-year tradition of…

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Wine versus Beer: A Friendly Discussion at Cooking by the Book on Friday, October 19th

The wine versus beer debate can be conducted from many perspectives. This Friday at Cooking by the Book, we will have our own Beer versus Wine debate featuring Sommeliers Samuel Merritt (beer) and Harriet Lembeck (wine) as they bring their expert perspectives t  a key question: beverage preferences by sex. Men do seem to prefer…

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