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Chillable red wines for your summertime drinking pleasure

When summer comes around and we start stocking the fridge, we wine writers usually let a few red wines slip in there, then we think: We should write about this. How refreshing the right red wine can be with a little chill. But after a little digging, we remember that chillable red wines have been...

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Culinary SOS: An 'amazing' tri-tip pot roast from Mistral in Sherman Oaks

Good things take time, especially when it comes to a great pot roast. Reader Jim Malmberg emailed us about the red wine-braised tri-tip pot roast he had at Mistral, the French bistro in Sherman Oaks that has been a San Fernando Valley favorite for 29 years. “It was amazing,” Malmberg wrote. “It...

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Why blending wine is one of the fastest growing trends in the industry

Why blending wine is one of the fastest growing trends in the industry

For better or worse, and in some cases both, American wine drinkers are in thrall with the Blend. The wines, composed of three, four, five or more unidentified and often disparate red varieties, emblazoned with flashy names and at times lurid identity systems, represent one of the fastest-growing...

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