Wine, Music, and More with The Grape Life Wine Store & Lounge!

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ALL READY FOR THE COLD TO SAY GOODBYE. THESE MIDWEST WINTERS CAN BE LONG AND BRUTAL BUT THERE ARE LOCAL GEMS THAT CAN OFFER A WARM AND CALMING RETREAT. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR AN ATMOSPHERE WHERE THE CONVERSATION IS LIVELY, THE MUSIC IS RELAXING AND THE WINE IS FLOWING YOU MAY WANT TO STOP INTO […]

HOW TO STORE WINE AT HOME | Get the right location and temperature

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One important thing is how to store bottles Can you just give some quick guidelines on how to store, the temperature and the position of the bottles? So, if you’ve got a real cork in your bottle, then it’s best to store it on its side That means you get the liquid in contact with […]

Live & Local with Local Larder Wine Bar Ashgrove

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-Hi, everyone, join us very shortly for our latest live and local here from the Local Larder, in Ashgrove. [music] Hi, everyone, welcome to this great new location in Ashgrove. I’m here with Matt. The owner of Local Larder, he’s just going to give us a bit of an idea why he set up this […]

Baxter Avenue Theaters adding new seats, beer and wine bar

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THE TASK FORCE MEETSGEN AGAIN NEXT MONTH. RICK: BAXTOR AVENUE THREATENING IN THE MIDCITY MALL ARE UNDERGOING A MAJOR RENOVATION. ELECTRONIC RECLINING SEATS. GENERAL MANAGER SAYS BECAUS OF THE NEW SEATS ARE LARGER, THEATER IS LOSING 60% OF ITS SEATING. BEER AND WINE BAR BEING IS ADDED FOR NEXT YEAR. BAXTOR AVENUE THEATERS IS STRIVING […]

Sam Adams Merry Mischief – Fairgrounds Wine and Spirits

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What’s going on everybody welcome back to Fairgrounds TV, I’m Peter Moeller. Today we have, oh boy, Merry Mischief. Drew a blank all of a sudden. It’s a new brew from Sam Adams. 9 percent alcohol. Gonna use my little Gulden Draak bottle opener. 9 percent alcohol, it’s the new holiday 22 series that they’re […]

90+ Cellars Monster Red Blend 2009 – Fairgrounds Wine and Spirits

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What’s going down everybody! Welcome back to FairgroundsTV, I’m your host Peter Moeller! Today we have 90+ Cellars Monster Red Blend. Now I’m gonna have to read off what the blend is because there’s a bunch of grapes in here, but it’s 14.9 percent alcohol, 2009 and I’m gonna give you the blend. I’ll give […]

All About Rosé | One on Wine

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Hey everybody! Today we are talking all about rosé Rosé is like your wild friend with the pink hair You don’t see her too much at parties but when she shows up It’s a blast Rosé has been around forever, and although it’s been ignored, made fun of, and looked down upon over the years […]

Talking bottles of 19 Crimes wine with augmented reality

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MAGIC, BUT ONE WINE COMPANY HAS FOUND A WAY TO MAKE ITS BOTTLE TALK. YOU WALK INTO THE WINE STORE, PICK UP A BOTTLE OF RED, PAY, AND WALK OUT. RIGHT? WELL, OUR SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IS ABOUT TO MAKE A HUGE LEAP INTO THE FUTURE WITH TALKING LABELS. AND, NO, NOT JUST FROM MY DRINKING […]

How To Store, Serve & Drink Wine

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How many bottles of wine have you opened in your lifetime? Hundreds? Thousands? You know the drill, pull the cork and pour a glass But both how you store your wine and how you serve it can really impact how the wine tastes. There are some simple tips that will help make sure every bottle […]

Quanto Basta: Italian Eatery and Wine Bar

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[upbeat polka music] – Most people wake up to the smell of bacon and eggs in the morning. I woke up to the smell of my mom’s marinara sauce. Quanto Basta Italian Eatery and Wine Bar is a restaurant from my childhood in Hudson, New York. There were dozens of little mom and pop Italian […]