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December 18, 2012
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'Tis the season for bubbly! For many of us, though, this is one of the most daunting areas of the wine section. To help make your choice easier, we've assembled some basic information and ideas.
December 14, 2012
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See our top wine picks for the holidays and get suggested recipe and cheese pairings.
November 15, 2012
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Beaujolais Nouveau is the Richie Cunningham of wine. It’s fun-loving, social, complementary – a true family and friends kind of wine. Yup, this is a wine you can proudly bring home to Mom.
June 1, 2012
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Can anything make a summer evening more satisfying than a glass of lightly chilled wine enjoyed on the patio? Pairing that wine with a delicious meal, of course!  

Our Top Ten Wines for Summer provide a bevy of flavor and value, making it easy to choose summery fare for your entertaining table. Here are a few of our favorite recipes to pair and share.

May 24, 2012
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Learn about some of our top-notch wines and find out which of our Top Ten Wines pair with your favorite grilled foods this summer.
April 30, 2012
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Here are 10 of our favorite Spanish-inspired dishes that are the perfect match for your next glass of Spanish wine.
April 15, 2012
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While tapas used to refer to a variety of little snacks like olives, almonds and cubes of sheep's milk ¬cheese, it has since evolved to include a wide range of small dishes of hot, cold and marinated foods.
March 29, 2012
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This spring we are celebrating Spain’s wine heritage by featuring 12 exceptional wines.
March 26, 2012
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Learn how adding one simple ingredient — wine — can propel a meal from good to outstanding. These tips and recipes will have you cooking like a pro.
March 18, 2012
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This spring we are celebrating Spain’s wine heritage by featuring 12 exceptional wines.
December 27, 2011
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Bring on the bubbly! We’ve got recipes for sparkling cocktails plus a champagne primer just in time for your next celebration.
December 24, 2011
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Give the gift of green wine! We’ve got sip-worthy wines (for under $15) made with organic grapes from vineyards using responsible farming practices.
December 13, 2011
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Looking for holiday cheese plate inspiration? Look no further! Plus, we’ve paired each cheese with a wine at an easy-to-swallow price.
November 17, 2011
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It’s the third Thursday of November and that means the first cases of Beaujolais Nouveau have arrived in our stores! Stop by for a taste.
November 13, 2011
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Is red wine your thing? We’ve got some seriously affordable, delicious holiday reds and some luscious cheeses for the perfect pairing.
November 10, 2011
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Beaujolais Nouveau is coming! This fresh, playful, once-a-year party wine is all about sharing. Will you be sipping some this season?
November 3, 2011
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Love white wine? We’ve got some seriously affordable, delicious holiday whites and some mouth-watering recipes to pair with them!
October 22, 2011
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Explore a bit of Europe and meet a few of our local partners through the eyes of Jodi Bart, the winner of our Foodie Fantasy Food Blogger Video Contest.
July 21, 2011
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Red wines in summer? You bet! The Wine Guys share favorite food pairings just right for summer at easy-to-swallow prices.
July 14, 2011
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Summer savvy: Try these summer-perfect food and wine pairings that will make your meals sizzle!
June 23, 2011
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Looking for a summer romance? Our Wine Guys play matchmaker for summer’s best wine and cheese pairings.
June 16, 2011
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Top Ten Summer Wines heat up Twitter-verse! Discover what tweeters had to say about these summer friendly wines during our Twitter Tasting.
June 13, 2011
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This Father’s Day, let dad kick back with a cold one while you cook up some delicious dishes with a secret ingredient: beer!
June 12, 2011
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From graduations to weddings, pool parties or simple family get-togethers , take the party outside or inside with these easy solutions for summer’s best celebrations.
June 8, 2011
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Sip into summer with our next Twitter Tasting tomorrow featuring Top 10 Summer Wines! Travel the world with our Wine Guys as you taste and tweet. And repeat.
June 1, 2011
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Daydreaming about exotic travel? Our Wine Guys will take you on a swirlwind tour of seven countries with our Top Ten Summer Wines, all from your own home.
April 17, 2011
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Ready for a Spring fling? Find out why The Wine Guys feel sure you’ll fall in love with the 2009 Bordeaux vintage.
March 22, 2011
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Bordeaux wines are just right for springtime matchmaking! Our Wine Guys help make the perfect (food and wine) match!
March 17, 2011
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It’s beer-drinking weather! Be adventurous and grab a bottle of something new and share it with friends. Where to start? How about with one of these cool brews.
March 10, 2011
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Join us for this Twitter-licious wine tasting to sample the highly anticipated 2009 Bordeaux vintage! Sip, taste and tweet March 11.
March 7, 2011
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It’s a party 30 years in the making! Get an early taste of the limited-time-only 2009 Bordeaux vintage and join us for our Bordeaux Twitter Tasting.
March 2, 2011
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Bordeaux bargains abound! Discover Bordeaux Vintage 2009 and uncork the best sippers in 30 years!
December 28, 2010
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Confused about the difference between Champagne and sparkling wines? You’re not alone! Our wine guys provide a quick overview in our Champagne Primer.
December 22, 2010
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Choosing the right wine for the holidays has never been easier! Try these great ideas for perfect pairings with our Top Ten holiday wines.
December 17, 2010
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Wondering what to serve with your holiday cheese board and celebrations? Find the perfect pairings for your holiday festivities with our Top Ten wines.
December 5, 2010
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Shopping and gift-giving can be greatly simplified with a fabulous bottle of wine, a colorful ribbon and a cheerful holiday spirit! Our Top Ten are perfectly tuned to a variety of holiday occasions.
November 18, 2010
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The first party guest has arrived! Light and fruity and always on time, this guest brings good cheer, gets along with everyone at the table as well as everything on the table.
November 14, 2010
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You and six of our Top Ten wines are invited to Whole Foods Market’s first-ever Twitter Tasting on Wednesday, November 17th. Join us from 7 to 8pm ET to taste and tweet!
November 5, 2010
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Every sip is a story this holiday season – even the price! All of our Top Ten Holiday Wines are under $15 a bottle. Stock up on these easy-going wines and enter to win a California Wine Country Getaway.
October 1, 2010
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Whether you like your beer with football or some other fall activity, October is the perfect time to try out something new. Here are three of our featured brews this month. Guinness Foreign Extra Stout (FES)
June 25, 2010
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Diletta Malenchini and her family have been producing estate grown Chianti varietals at their Villa Medicea (Medici) di Lilliano for many decades.  Their estate, originating in the 11th century, was established as a lookout tower in the heart of the Chianti Colli Fiorentini region outside Florence.