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Guide to Good Food, 2016

By Regina M. Connell. Every minute, every day, every year, there are new artisan food producers. They all have good claims. They all appeal to the “buy from the small/buy local/buy from the cool guy who was once an investment … Continue reading

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Noticed: 2015 Good Food Award Winners

Shacksbury's The 1840, image courtesy of Shacksbury

By Regina Connell. The Good Food Awards were held a couple of weeks back in San Francisco: new venue, a new category (honeys), and 1462 entrants from 50 states. It’s a great sign that these awards are blowing up. Also … Continue reading

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Noticed: An Auchentoshan Whisky for All Seasons

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By Adam Chase, Grape Experience, A WSET Provider. Editorial Assistance by Dominique Koudsi.   As far as spirits go, I am a Scotch whisky drinker and am always excited when I discover something new in the category. This summer it … Continue reading

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Getting Craft Right: The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection

Whisky from The Balvenie

By Regina Connell. Rare craft. What does that conjure up? Refinement and exclusivity for sure. But also magic and definitely the aroma of something deep like leather, wood, maybe some smoke, too. And maybe a hint of something else there: … Continue reading

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