Tag Archive 'Rose'

Jul 02 2009

Everything’s Coming Up Ros├ęs

By Brett Ashley McKenzie Nothing seems to make certain wine drinkers cringe like the words “pink wine.” For some, it conjures memories of sickly sweet concotions consumed at college cook outs. For others, “pink wine” is synonymous with “white zinfandel” (which isn’t a bad thing for white zin lovers). Just like “all Riesling is sweet” […]

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Sep 15 2008

Your wine rack is looking a little chilly

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You may still be clinging to your flip-flops–I know I am–but fall really and truly is arriving. It’s time to store the light beer and chilled roses with your white pants and stock up on some warm, cozy reds. There are so many reasons right now to have extra bottles on hand: watching the game […]

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Sep 02 2008

Hints of Barbie, with a note of GI Joe

Unlike white pants, picnics are fine after Labor Day. In fact, in many parts of the country, this is when the outdoors is at its sunniest, driest, most lovely best. Toting Riedel for your picnic rose, however, can be a risky proposition; particularly if, like me, you’ll be sipping on a sailboat. Not only can […]

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Aug 28 2008

Go high-low with a wine/dog combo

They don’t call them the dog days of summer for nothing. Think it’s a coincidence that so many hot dogs are consumed on Labor Day? OK, maybe it is. But summer’s last hurrah is a great time for a Chicago dog and a picnic. And no picnic would be complete without a nice bottle of […]

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