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A collection of rare wines up to 100 years old is expected to sell at auction for $10 million

877 bottles of vintage champagne dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off by Acker wine auction house CNBC reported. Andreas Prott/Shutterstock 877 bottles of wine dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off this week. CNBC reported that the collection of vintage wines are expected to sell for $10 million In 2020, champagne sales declined 18% due to restrictions on indoor dining at bars and restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you have ...
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Choosing The Right Snack and Wine Combination

The pairing of a perfect bottle of wine with your food makes a beautiful evening even more beautiful. And what can be better than being with a few friends warming the cockles of your heart, over a glass of wine and enjoying together? A portion of good food to go with your wine helps to enhance the taste buds and experience and try new flavors. While sometimes it might get complicated to understand the best combination for your wine, many people tend to contemplate over their choice for a snack...
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Celebrate National Wine Day With These Celebrity-Owned Wine Brands

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. If you’re a celebrity, having your own alcohol brand is basically a rite of passage at this point. […]
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A sommelier explains how 'barnyard' can be an attractive aroma in wine

Sommelier Sara Lehman tasted 11 wines from big-box stores like Target, BJ's, and Costco. When she tried BJ's Wellsley Farms pinot grigio, she used the word "barnyard" to describe the aroma. Lehman said barnyard can be an attractive quality in wine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Sara Lehman: I'm getting some barnyard right in the nose, and I know that sounds like a weird quality to have, but barnyard is definitely an aroma i...
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The 10 best wine glasses in 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Connie Chen/Insider Drinking wine from a wine glass lets you fully enjoy its aroma, taste, and texture. For red wine, use a glass with a large bowl and wider opening to allow the wine to aerate. For white wine, look for a smaller bowl and opening and a long stem to keep the wine cool. A universal glass has a versatile shape to bring out the best of red, white, and rosé wines. See also: The best wine c...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Home, Food, Trends, Features, Brooklyn, Buying Guide, Wine, Bordeaux, Provence, Riedel, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Le Bernardin, Tavel


Rioja leaves bad taste in the mouth for Basque winemakers

More than 50 winemakers from Basque part of Rioja denomination no longer want to be associated with name A group of winemakers from northern Spain are seeking EU approval for their products not to be labelled Rioja, the country’s most famous denomination.The Rioja denomination embraces three regions: La Rioja, part of Navarra and the Basque province of Álava. More than 50 Rioja Alavesa winemakers now want to break away and have created their own denomination, the somewhat unwieldy Arabako Mahast...
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French vineyards devastated by changing climate reportedly expect to lose up to 50% of their crops this year

Inti St Clair/Getty Images Subzero temperatures and a record cold frost to hit French wine-producing regions in April. The drop in temperatures could cause losses of up to 50% for this years harvest, according to CNN. According to data from Nielsen, wine sale are down 13.1% compared to 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. A record cold frost hit France last month, leaving 80% of the country's crops vulnerable to disaster according to CNN. "This is expected to cause ...
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Omaha Steaks is a definite step up in quality from what your supermarket sells, and this week only you can get 4 free steaks with your order

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Omaha Steaks Online food company Omaha Steaks has been in business since 1917 and ships out 4 million orders annually. It sells meat and other foods for as little as $74.99 per bundle, and offers bulk packages to help you stock up. Every cut of meat ships in its own vacuum-sealed package and comes with precise, easy-to-follow cooking instructions. During Insider Reviews' Grill Week you can get four...
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The 16 best BBQ and grilling cookbooks for aspiring pitmasters, from a book that pairs wine and grilling to a historical account of Black barbecue

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Fuel a fiery passion for grilling and barbecue with one of these cookbooks. Learn how to choose a grill, perfect a smoker, and, above all, make delicious food. Check out our grilling hub page for all of our outdoor cooking coverage. Beyond the recipes, a cookbook is equal parts instruction manual, personal history, and story book. Barbecue reminds us of backyard parties and...
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The 5 best wine openers and corkscrews we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We tested wine keys, winged and lever corkscrews, and electric openers on dozens of wine bottles. Le Creuset's Waiter's Corkscrew gives the best leverage to remove corks smoothly and comfortably. See also: The best wine glasses There's only one thing between you and a delicious glass of wine, and that's the cork. If you've ever spent too much time wrangling a bottle with a flimsy wine opener, now's your chance to get a strong and reliab...
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For sale: bottle of wine aged on the International Space Station

A bottle of Pétrus 2000 wine that was "aged" for 14 months aboard the International Space Station is now for sale by Christie's. They expect it to fetch around $1 million. A terrestrial bottle of the same wine will be included so the buyer can compare the two. — Read the rest
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Wildly popular seltzer brand Spindrift now makes hard seltzer - after testing all 4 flavors, I wouldn't be surprised if this is the drink of summer 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Ben Blanchet/Insider Spindrift is known for infusing real squeezed juice into its seltzers. Just like its non-alcoholic seltzer, Spindrift Spiked Seltzer offers a fresh, fruity taste. The drink became available in mid-April in select cities across the U.S. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky This content is intended for readers 21+. Please drink responsibly. If you or anyone you know is dealing with alc...
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This wine club helped me figure out which types of wine I like best and what food to pair them with - here's how it works

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Connie Chen/Business Insider Every month, wine club Winc sends you a box of wines (starting at $13 per bottle) personalized to your tastes. It offers a wide variety of wines, including red, white, rosé, sparkling, and vegan. I've used it multiple times and the service makes learning about wine approachable and convenient. This content is intended for readers 21+. Please drink responsibly. If you or ...
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Wine Waste: The New Superfood?

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28 Mother's Day food gifts she'll want to dig into immediately

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Milk Bar Food, be it decadent sweets or a hearty steak, is a nearly foolproof gift option for Mother's Day. In a stomach growl-inducing search, we found 28 food and drink gifts she'll want to dig into immediately. If you're looking specifically for chocolates, check out our guide for the best chocolates you can get for Mother's Day.Browse all our Mother's Day gift guides here to find ...
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The 4 best cocktail shakers we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky It's easy to make delicious cocktails for you and guests if you own a durable, leak-proof shaker. An industry favorite, the Koriko Weighted Shaking Tin Set quickly makes cold, smooth drinks every time. See also: Where to buy alcohol online With the right equipment, making your own cocktails at home is easier than you'd think. If you're making a cocktail with citrus juice, egg whites, or cream, you'll need a cocktail shaker to fully combine all ...
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24 of the best virtual wine tastings hosted by vineyards and wine connoisseurs around the world

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Getty Images While most US tasting rooms have reopened, virtual experiences are still popular for socializing. Virtual wine tastings from wineries and wine connoisseurs bring the vineyards straight to your home. Many of the virtual tastings are free, and some ship wine right to you as part of the package. Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great deals. The CDC ...
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Our honest review of Firstleaf, a wine subscription box that sends bottles from top vineyards and learns your tastes over time

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Firstleaf's introductory box of six wines is only $40 and then the price goes up to about $90 for all future shipments. Firstleaf/Instagram Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Firstleaf is a unique wine club that lets you rate the wines after testing to curate the selection to your preferences.You can get your first box for $40; each subsequent box is about $90, which works out to around $15 a bottle....
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Third of French wine lost after rare cold snaps devastate vines

Unseasonal frost is ‘agricultural disaster of 21st century’ as ice after warm weather decimates grape harvests At least a third of French wine production worth almost €2bn (£1.7bn) in sales will be lost this year after rare freezing temperatures devastated many vines and fruit crops across France, raising concerns over the climate crisis.“This is probably the greatest agricultural catastrophe of the beginning of the 21st century,” the French agriculture minister, Julien Denormandie, said this we...
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‘Agricultural disaster’: £1.7bn worth of French wine production lost after cold snaps

Unseasonal bitter frost and ice after warm weather in France has risked decimated grape harvestsAt least a third of French wine production worth almost €2bn (£1.7bn) in sales will be lost this year after rare freezing temperatures devastated many vines and fruit crops across France, sparking concerns over the climate crisis.“This is probably the greatest agricultural catastrophe of the beginning of the 21st century,” the French agriculture minister Julien Denormandie said this week as the govern...
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Arcadia’s ‘Sour Grapes’ wine fraud con man deported to Indonesia

By ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES — A one-time California man who bilked wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper booze he rebottled in his kitchen has been deported to his native Indonesia, U.S. immigration officials said Tuesday. Rudy Kurniawan, 44, was deported last week on a commercial flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Jakarta, according to a statement from U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement. “He is a public safety threat because of his aggravated felony convi...
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25 Mother's Day food gifts she'll want to dig into immediately

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Milk Bar Food, be it decadent sweets or a hearty steak, is a nearly foolproof gift option for Mother's Day. In a stomach growl-inducing search, we found 25 food and drink gifts she'll want to dig into immediately. If you're looking specifically for chocolates, check out our guide for the best chocolates you can get for Mother's Day.Browse all our Mother's Day gift guides here to find ...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Coffee, Food, Gift Guide, Japan, New York, Mexico, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Gifts, Atlantic, Brooklyn, Food And Drink


Substitute for Shaoxing Wine

Almost everyone loves Asian cuisine. There’s just that unique taste that is almost too hard to ignore in every recipe, and this includes Chinese dishes. To the average consumer, this is rounded up to be the ‘traditional taste.’ But to those of us who know the depths of culinary craftsmanship, we know it’s because of one main ingredient; Shaoxing wine. What’s in Shaoxing Wine? Shaoxing wine, also known as Chinese wine or Shaoxing wine, is a rice wine specially made for cooking. The wine is com...
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21 gift baskets for your favorite foodie

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Bokksu A gift basket is a common and easy gift to give to a client, host, or in-laws, but all too often, they're filled with uninspiring, bland items. A great gift basket includes a large quantity of high-quality items that have been curated around your giftee's interests and tastes. Whether you're planning to gift food, coffee, or seasoning-filled baskets you'll want to make sure each it...
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Substitute for Madeira Wine

Madeira is a robust and flavored-filled wine that is famous for its long-lasting nature. It is a Portuguese fortified wine made on the Madeira islands, which are off Africa’s coast. The dry versions are usually served before or in between meals, while the sweet varieties are considered desserts wines. Fortified wine is a wine that has been fermented and is supplemented with distilled spirits. Some other types of such wines are port, sherry, and vermouth. Because madeira is oxidized through a uni...
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British study links alcohol with lower risk of developing cataracts

Research finds lower risk among those who drink up to 14 units a week – especially if they drink red winePeople who consume up to 14 units of alcohol a week have less chance of developing cataracts, especially if they drink red wine, a new British study has found.Antioxidants found in wine could help explain why moderate drinkers are at up to 23% less risk of having to have cataract surgery than people who shun alcohol, the researchers believe. Continue reading...
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Omaha Steaks is one of our favorite online meat markets, and right now you can order complete Easter packages for an easy holiday dinner

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Omaha Steaks Online food company Omaha Steaks has been in business since 1917 and ships out 4 million orders annually.It sells meat and other foods for as little as $39.99 per bundle, and offers bulk packages to help you stock up. Every cut of meat ships in its own vacuum-sealed package and comes with precise, easy-to-follow cooking instructions.You can still order steaks, ham, and sides in time for East...
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Fancy a deep red? The rise of underwater wineries

After bottles were recovered in top shape from a world war one wreck, winemakers have started to exploit the sea’s cool, dark environmentSlipping into the chilly waters of the Baltic sea, the divers descended more than 60 metres to where the masts of the Jönköping lay strewn across the seabed. They glided past the wounds left when the Swedish schooner was sunk by a German U-boat in 1916 to home in on the rare treasure they had come for: thousands of bottles of 1907 Heidsieck champagne. Related:...
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Stop N' Pour N' Stop That Wine Again With 65% off This 2-Pack of Zevro Stoppers

ZEVRO Stop and Pour Wine Stopper (2-Pack) | $12 | MorningSaveRead more...
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