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WINE SAVVY: A quick lesson on cognac

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 3/30/2016: A Quick Lesson on Cognac The most planted grape in all of France is ugni blanc, and no one drinks its wine. This is because ugni blanc is the base wine for Cognac production, and while ungi blanc makes a fairly … Continue reading »

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Hosting a Wine Event in your Home

Would you like learn more about wine from the comfort of your own home? No problem! You can host a wine education event in your home and we can help you plan it. Here’s a link to a photo album of a recent private, in-home wine event to give you an idea of how the … Continue reading »

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David teaches a mini wine class on local TV

On Halloween David was featured on our local ABC affiliate’s morning show, Good Morning Northland. The day of the show was also the day that the East Coast experienced such a terrible storm and flooding. This is relevant to the video because the servers where WDIO stores their video were knocked out by the storm … Continue reading »

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Wines for Thanksgiving

“Wines for Thanksgiving: an Exploration of Alsace” went over quite well last night. The wines were well received and the food pairing was delicious. Click the image to see it a bit bigger.

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First Fundmentals Photo Finish

Here’s a few photo’s to get an idea of what the Fundamentals of Wine class entails. Click any picture to see a larger image. Think you might like to give this a try? Check out our upcoming classes page or call Dave to schedule a private party. Cheers!

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Fundamentals of Wine I ~ Proposed Menu

Wow, Chester Creek Café is going all out with food and wine pairings for tonight’s class. Here’s the proposed menu (and a sneak-peak at what wines we will be tasting): Chablis Lobster Toast Chardonnay Parisian Boudin Blanc with Shallot Butter and Cress Sauvignon Blanc Grapefruit, Shiitake, and Avocado Salad Fume Blanc Black Walnut & Potato … Continue reading »

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