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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Drink Turkish Wine
EuropeUpClose.com just published 5 Reasons to Drink Turkish Wine while in Turkey , an article that I wrote that introduces wine making in Turkey, and I wanted to take a moment to focus a little more on one of the wines featured in the article: Turasan Winer...
This white wine is a pure, clean glass of Mediterranean culture. Its transportive character begins with the nose, as fragrant as a midsummer twilight, with notes of elderflower, almond, and peach. At first, the palate is a full-mouth experience—the alcohol is 13.5%—put the body pulls away like a ...
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Book Review: The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook
Title: T he Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook Author: Rosana Y.  Wan Score: 7.5/10 Price: $29.99 Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Where to Buy: www.schifferbooks.com Rosana Y.  Wan's first book, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Ada...
Rosana Y. Wan's first book, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook, is much more than a cookbook: It is a fascinating and intimate portrait of early American culinary life. One part biography, one part historical cookbook, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams takes you ...
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Book Review: The Chocolate Tasting Kit by Eagranie Yuh
--> Eagranie Yuh's new
chocolate book and kit, The Chocolate Tasting Kit, shows us that the world of
chocolate is just as complex and fascinating as the worlds of wine, coffee, and
tea. Ever wanted to know the difference between white and dark chocolates?
H...
Eagranie Yuh's new chocolate book and kit, The Chocolate Tasting Kit, shows us that the world of chocolate is just as complex and fascinating as the worlds of wine, coffee, and tea. Ever wanted to know the difference between white and dark chocolates? Hungry to identify the top chocolate ...
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New Article: The Great Winter Beer Festivals of the Alaska, Oregon, and Washington
Winter beers aren’t typical brews, and likewise, holiday beer festivals aren’t typical beer festivals...  Your guide to the best holiday beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest Pairing food and beer is one thing, but Christmas cookies and beer?
And not jus...
Winter beers aren't typical brews, and likewise, holiday beer festivals aren't typical beer festivals... Your guide to the best holiday beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest Pairing food and beer is one thing, but Christmas cookies and beer? And not just any beer: winter beers, ...
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New Website Launched for Ghostwriting, Developmental Editing, & Writing Consulting
For the past year, I've been working with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon to take my writing and editing business to the next level. This past week, I reached a milestone by launching a new website dedicated to my ghostwriting, developmental editing, an...
For the past year, I've been working with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon to take my writing and editing business to the next level. This past week, I reached a milestone by launching a new website dedicated to my ghostwriting, developmental editing, and writing coaching and consulting ...
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The New 2015 Portland Events Wall Calendar Hits Stores
Now in its fourth year, the Portland Events Wall Calendar has just hit stores with loads of new Portland events and beautiful photos of the Portland area. We also have some big news: The calendar will be sold in 43 new locations this year, including all loc...
Now in its fourth year, the Portland Events Wall Calendar has just hit stores with loads of new Portland events and beautiful photos of the Portland area. We also have some big news: The calendar will be sold in 43 new locations this year, including all local Fred Meyer and Albertsons.
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New Book: The Specialty Coffee Book
I'm so happy to announce that The Specialty Coffee Book has just been published by Smudge Publishers. It's a sort of follow up to the publishing house's Coffee Encounters , and I feel so lucky to have been able to write on both projects. The Specialty Coffe...
I'm so happy to announce that The Specialty Coffee Book has just been published by Smudge Publishers. It's a sort of follow up to the publishing house's Coffee Encounters, and I feel so lucky to have been able to write on both projects. The Specialty Coffee Book tells the story of the world's ...
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New Article: The Enigmatic Oregon White Truffle
The Enigmatic Oregon White Truffle Published in Northwest Travel Magazine Jan. 2015 By Mattie John Bamman Photo © Oregon Truffle Festival Black and white truffles are some of the world’s most expensive
delicacies, and until recently, many believed that cul...
Black and white truffles are some of the world's most expensive delicacies, and until recently, many believed that culinary-quality truffles grew exclusively in France and Italy. In fact, a lot of misinformation has surrounded truffles, but this much is sure: The Oregon truffle industry is ...
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Sagrantino: The Insider's Italian Wine
Review of 2009 Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wine The first time I visited Umbria, Italy—the land of the age-worthy sagrantino grape and Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG—I'd just quit a job teaching English in Lecce in Southern Italy to take an ...
Review of 2009 Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wine The first time I visited Umbria, Italy—the land of the age-worthy sagrantino grape and Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG—I'd just quit a job teaching English in Lecce in Southern Italy to take an extensive tour of Italy's wine and food ...
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Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the
amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the
most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! Ross prepares his mustache to...
Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014. The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world!
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Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! "The nice thing about this year...
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! "The nice thing about this year is that the people who are almost ...
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New Article: Wine Tasting Has Never Been Easier: Portland’s Urban Wineries
Portland urban wineries are just plain cool, and I had to write an article to share the inside scoop. The full article includes travel-guide-style information on how to go wine tasting at Portland's urban wineries. So happy to see my photos included in this...
Portland urban wineries are just plain cool, and I had to write an article to share the inside scoop. The full article includes travel-guide-style information on how to go wine tasting at Portland's urban wineries. So happy to see my photos included in this Northwest Travel Magazine piece!
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