Know what you're drinking and what to pair it with - Roger Killen
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...
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May 27th, 2014
* A version of this article was first published in Saturday’s on-line edition of the Knoxville News Sentinel. This spring the United...
Cuban fever!
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May 23rd, 2014
My travels along the foothills of southern Appalachia have created an opportunity to take up lunch residence at some smaller family-owned restaurants....
Prosecco is the way to go!
By Roger Killen
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May 14th, 2014
It’s mid-spring… cue the humidity. We may be six weeks out from the summer solstice but this outdoor sauna we live in...
I'm thinking everyone loves pizza.
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May 5th, 2014
How do they keep doing it? Even with the Euro still valued higher than the dollar and even with that great big...