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Dowd on Drinks: Beer Drinker’s Guide To Holiday Champagne

So there you sit, in your latest ugly Christmas sweater that already has a splotch of holiday gravy on the front, wondering how to avoid looking like a schlub when you uncork the champagne you’ve been assigned to purchase for the next family inquisition commonly known as New Year’s Eve.

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Dowd on Drinks: Unusual Newcomers In N.Y.

One of my favorite wines from the Hudson Valley in upstate New York is a Seyval Blanc produced by Clinton Vineyards in Dutchess County, just north of New York City.

Dowd on Drinks: A Beer Drinker’s Guide To Holiday Champagne

So there you sit, in your latest ugly Christmas sweater that already has a splotch of holiday gravy on the front, wondering how to avoid looking like a schlub when you uncork the champagne you've been assigned to purchase for the next family inquisition commonly known as New Year's Eve.

Wineline: Toast The New Year With French Bubblies

Year end columns tend to be filled with ‘the best of’ lists, or what’s suddenly in or out of fashion. For the most part it’s a fairly pointless exercise with art shows, once they close you can’t go back and see them.