Know what you're drinking and what to pair it with - Roger Killen
It's tailgate time in Tennessee!
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Sep 9th, 2014
* This time of year in Knoxville, and throughout the great state of Tennessee, a seasonal formula starts to take shape. It...
Moss Roxx
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Aug 18th, 2014
* When it comes to the beloved Zinfandel grape, California rules the roost. Whether it is Napa or Sonoma or Amador County,...
Caprese
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Aug 13th, 2014
After struggling with some very meager gardens these past few years, the backyard plot produced one helluva bumper crop this year. It’s...
Terra d'Oro Chenin Blanc & Viognier
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Aug 5th, 2014
* Remember how excited you always felt when you heard that your favorite band was about to release a new album. Oops,...
Smart Buy!
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Jul 28th, 2014
* When it comes to wine, Tony Marchetti knows how to make a great find. His European wine division (known as Scoperta...
Hidden gems from the Boutique Wine Collection.
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Jul 21st, 2014
* The business of wine has gotten big; so big that the number of worldwide importing companies has surpassed 10,000. And having...
Picnic line-up: Three Pears, Spumante, Little James' Basket and Mason
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Jul 13th, 2014
* A version of this column was first published in Sunday’s print edition of the Knoxville News Sentinel. Lovers of the outdoors...
Spaghetti night!
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Jun 30th, 2014
My Aunt Ada made the best Italian meatballs. Gently rolled up, two at a time – with one in each hand, her...
Olden days.
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Jun 19th, 2014
Remember when Merlot was good? Back before it was bastardized by over-plantings and mass production. Back before they were all high in...
Hecht & Bannier 2013 Côtes de Provence Rosé.
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Jun 6th, 2014
I love it. Hecht & Bannier’s 2013 Côtes de Provence Rosé is smokin’ hot. And, without a doubt, one of the two...