Archive - March 2015

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Dupeuble Beaujolais 2013
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Feeling Rosé

Dupeuble Beaujolais 2013

France
$14
There are times when edgy, mind-expanding contrast between food and wine is what feels right for you in that moment, with that meal, during that experience — whatever. And there are times when what feels good is a perfectly harmonious moment that pleasantly swaddles you comfortably.

That was the realization I had in between slices of pizza — while finishing off a bottle of Tempranillo Rioja — and the ecstatic cork popping of a newly opened bottle of Beaujolais. Two experiences, one pizza.

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Feeling Rosé

The morning snow flurries had stopped, the clouds cleared completely — they just seemed to disappear. While I read the newspaper and contemplated my “spring forward” Sunday, just outside the window behind me, a fleeting whisper of the coming Spring was springing.

Suspicious of the buzz of activity outside on the street I reached for my iPad, entered the code to unlock it, flicked my fingers around the screen in an expert blur of perfectly choreographed movement and launched the weather app. It was 40 degrees! Flooded with hope that the winter might actually soon end I jumped off the sofa to the sound of the fluttering newspaper pages I was abandoning there.

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