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  • Best Liquor Store

    Best Liquor Store
    1) Turnpike Spirit Shop & Wine Emporium 1838 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield (203) 335-9063     2) Total Wine & More   3) Black Rock Wine & Spirits      
  • Best Wine Selection (Store)

    Best Wine Selection (Store)
    1) Turnpike Spirit Shop & Wine Emporium 1838 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield (203) 335-9063 2) Total Wine & More   3) Black Rock Wine & Spirits    
  • More Than 50 Wineries On Long Island Wine Trail

    More Than 50 Wineries On Long Island Wine Trail
    A short ferry ride from New London to Orient Point leads visitors to lush farmland with views of the ocean.  The Long Island Wine Trail has been growing since the 1970s and sports more than fifty wineries and 3000 acres of vines.   The vineyards are...
  • Fred Tasker's favorite wines of 2014

    One of a wine lover's greatest joys is to pick up a glass of wine, swirl it, sniff it, tip it for that first, tentative swallow and just say, "Wow." Top grape growers and winemakers go to almost absurd lengths to create that epiphany. They search the...
  • U.S. sparkling wines are worth a taste

    First, let's get this out of the way: Domestic sparkling wines are not champagne, even if it might indicate that on the label. Some labels might say that, but only wines from France's Champagne region are the real thing. (Korbel's use of the word was...
  • Resolved: This is the year you learn more about wine -- here's how

     Resolved: This is the year you learn more about wine -- here's how
    New year, new beginnings. New to wine? I gather that weekly readers of this column are not new to wine. But a question that I receive with some frequency — "Hey, Bill, where do I start?" — does come from those who are. So, I ask you...
  • Wine Find

    From: Western Cape, South Africa Price: $30 Serve with: A celebration Champagne quality from South Africa? The idea would have been laughable a few decades ago, but it's reality now. This exquisite sparkling wine has both the quality and style of a...
  • 'A Yen to Trade': US wine industry toasts decline in Japan's sake sales

    TOKYO Standing next to the wine display at the Nissin World Delicatessen in Tokyo, Masahiro Ino eyed a $99 bottle of Silver Oak cabernet sauvignon imported from California. "I do prefer wine over sake," said Ino, 24. "Wine is becoming very trendy. It's...
  • Crab pasta dish shines with humble wine companions

     Crab pasta dish shines with humble wine companions
    Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinners tend to be deluxe, even sumptuous affairs. This crab-and-pasta preparation fits the bill. It would seem fitting to pair such fare with wines equally rich and opulent. But nuanced, aged reds or buttery, oaky...
  • In the shadow of stellar vintages are great wines often overlooked

     In the shadow of stellar vintages are great wines often overlooked
    After our son Colin was born, in January 1983, I began a search for a red wine that I could buy from that year, then cellar for a while and begin drinking for special occasions in his life. Worldwide, the vintage of 1983 was spotty. Some nice Tuscans...
  • Wine cork makers seek to put a stop to declining sales

    Wine cork makers seek to put a stop to declining sales
    The world's wine cork producers want you to know they're sorry. Two hundred fifty years of market dominance may have left a whiff of complacency. They didn't always listen to your gripes about cork taint — that awkward moment when you pop open...