Archive for September, 2009

Sep 20 2009

Just Grapes on Reality TV

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by Brett Ashley McKenzie The first 9 people to tell me what city the first challenge of reality show “The Winemakers:Season 2” was taped will receive a pass for 2 people to an advanced screening to “The Boys Are Back” with Clive Owens today, Monday, September 21, 2009 at 7 PM at AMC 600 N […]

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Sep 18 2009

In Fine Dining, the Wine Can Make or Break the Meal

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by Brett Ashley McKenzie Just Grapes Wine Buyer Maggie Smith and I were invited to attend the Iron Chef-style “Aloha Kitchen Challenge” at Roy’s Chicago on Monday evening, and we were thrilled to sample courses prepared by some of Chicago’s rising culinary stars. Three culinary students were asked to create a course keeping in theme […]

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Sep 14 2009

Does Price Really Matter?

By Maggie Smith Whether you’re new to wine or a seasoned connoisseur, a common thread between the two is finding a wine to drink that is of good quality for a good price and makes you warm and fuzzy on the inside. With new wine regions emerging around the world, this task is easier then […]

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