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PA’s Governor announces today big plans for privatizing state wine & liquor sales

30 Jan

Source: nbcphiladelphia.com

“Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to call for auctioning off wine and liquor store licenses and opening beer sales to a broad array of retailers including supermarkets and convenience stores, according to information from people briefed by the governor’s office Tuesday.

The plan would dramatically liberalize the sale of alcoholic beverages in Pennsylvania and throw out Prohibition-era limitations that have thus far withstood the efforts of three straight Republican governors.”

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Vino Aha! — It’s all in the (right) glass: Wine glass 101

20 Jul

“Ever been handed a fine wine in a chunky water tumbler, a tiny glass or a plastic cup? You may have noticed that you’re just not picking up any nuances; it’s not you or the wine, it’s the vessel. Not everything that holds liquid is well-suited for wine.”

Summary:

  • Size and shape DO matter
  • Everyday glasses vs. one for each varietal
  • Fill up your gas tank NOT your wine glass

Read the full article at winespectator.com

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