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ASOASO Announces 2014-15 Season
The season marks the 70th anniversary of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Get a sneak peek of the upcoming programs and performances.

rose wineProvence Rosé Continues to Impress
In 2013 U.S. imports of rosé wine from Provence increased by 40% over the previous year. Find out why it is a great wine for the warmer months.

AG PickAG Pick: Elizabeth Chambers Cellar Winemaker’s Cuvée
With its fresh notes of cherry, strawberry and rose, the 2011 Pinot Noir from Oregon’s Willamette Valley is a wine to look for this spring.

AG PickAG Pick: The Federalist Zinfandel 2011
Uniquely American from the grape to the image of Alexander Hamilton on the label, this red wine from Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley is a toast to our nation’s heritage.

Frozen PintsFrozen Pints Introduces New Flavor
Strawberry Sofie is a limited edition craft beer ice cream and is a partnership between the Atlanta-based company and Chicago’s Goose Island Brewery.

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Recent Wine Reviews >>

New Look for Anna de Codorníu ($15)

Fifty Shades of Grey Wines ($18)

Cultivate Wines: Socially Responsible Sipping

Clos Cibonne Cuvée Spéciale Tibouren 2012 ($27)

Viña Ventisquero Grey Carménère 2011 ($24)

More Red Wines | More White Wines | More Under $20

Gadgets & Goodies >>

DBA sauceD.B.A. Barbecue Launches Sauce Making Class
Barbecue, moonshine and a chance to make your own special sauce — find out about the Virginia-Highland restaurant’s new monthly event.

Savor Wine BoutiqueSavor Wine Boutique Now Open
The wine shop located in Atlanta’s historic Kirkwood neighborhood offers unique and artisan wines, weekly tastings and gifts for the wine fan.

Frannie's Gluten FreeFrannie’s Gluten Free Muffins
Available at stores throughout Atlanta and the southeast, Frannie’s Gluten Free Muffins are locally made and free of seven or sometimes all eight of the major food allergens.

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Travel >>

Jura: France’s Most Unique Wine Region

Cognac: Region, City, Spirit, Passion

A Guide to Gordes

Discover Temecula, California

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Popular Articles >>

Savagnin: Grape & Wine of the Jura

Secrets of Holeman & Finch’s Famous Burger

Rethink Tequila — A Reintroduction to the Mexican Spirit

An Interview with Chef Eric Ripert

What is Meritage?

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