Wine

Wine, Uncorked: How the City of Boston Is Embracing Wine (And How You Can, Too)

With a run of new wine bars and shops, Boston, after a long love affair with craft cocktails and beer, is once again embracing the fruit of the vine.

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New York Times Wine Critic Eric Asimov Dishes on His New Book

Asimov, left; his new book, right. Both images courtesy of Facebook. Eric Asimov, Chief Wine Critic of the New York Times, a title he admits […]

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Should Women Drink Alcohol While Pregnant?

Striking numbers of expectant mothers are deciding that there’s nothing wrong with the occasional drink of alcohol.

Wellness

Health Headlines: Red Wine Can Regulate Blood Sugar

Drinking red wine may help regulate blood sugar according to a new study in the journal Nutrition. Study participants that took a 250 mg resveratrol (the natural compound found […]

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Restaurant Review: Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen in Downtown Boston

It’s style over substance at this bustling downtown spot—and that may be by design.

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The Massachusetts Wine and Cheese Trail Expands

There’s plenty of wineries just waiting to be visited in Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of the MA Department of Agricultural Resources. Last week, the Massachusetts Wine […]

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The Blue Room Team to Open Belly Wine Bar in Kendall Square

Time for Kendall Square oenophiles to get very, very excited: the team behind The Blue Room and Central Bottle will soon open Belly Wine Bar, […]

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First Look: Three New Indie Wine Sellers

The reign of the wine superstore is officially over.

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What to Expect at Ball Square Wine’s Fourth Annual Beer Fest This Weekend

This Saturday marks Ball Square Fine Wine’s 4th annual beer festival, a free (!!) event that focuses on more obscure beers from the likes of […]

Wellness

Is Coffee The New Red Wine?

Is Coffee The New Red Wine? America’s favorite stimulant just keeps looking better with every headline. This time, Harvard researchers report that ladies who habitually […]

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Tidbit: Central Bottle’s Wine Newsletter

Our inboxes are inundated with food-related e-newsletters – some we’ve signed up for, most we have not. And while we usually hit delete after just […]

Wine and Brine

Island Creek Oyster Bar’s Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli offers unconventional pairings for all your seafood favorites.

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Drink Up: Urban Grape Wine Shop

By: Lindsay Tucker If you’re in the market for wine but can’t possibly stomach another trip to Blanchard’s or the ever-teeming Trader Joe’s, Chestnut Hill’s […]

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First Bite: Tastings Wine Bar and Bistro

If you’re a grazer like me, you want to try one of everything on the menu. And guests can do just that, somewhat affordably, at […]

Weekender: Nantucket Wine Festival

May 14-18, 2008 Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Check website for […]