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August in Jersey: Peachy at home, then full-tilt feast mode

By On November 12, 2019

By Murray Schulman We made it through the heat in July this year. August wasn’t much better. It felt like August in New Jersey, hot and sticky. I did manage to get… Read More

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Everything ends with bread and wine — even the Last Supper

By On November 12, 2019

By Frank Cipparone If you drink wine long enough and keep an open mind your opinions and understanding of it will change. Mine certainly have, and I’d like to share some thoughts… Read More

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Doesn’t every beer start as a craft beer?

By On November 12, 2019

By Murray Schulman It was just last week that Liz and I headed out to one of our new favorite pubs in Waretown, New Jersey. Breakers Tap and Grill is an establishment… Read More

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From the far reaches of the wine rack, something long-forgotten

By On October 29, 2019

By Murray Schulman I decided to look through my wine rack and cooler to see what I could find that may make an interesting topic for this month’s column. First, I dug… Read More

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Feeling crabby lately — in the best sense of the word

By On October 29, 2019

By Murray Schulman It’s sweltering outside and the heat is turning my lawn a lovely shade of brown. We shower, dress for work and walk outside to get in the car only… Read More

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Perricone: ‘The deep and intense soul of western Italy’

By On October 29, 2019

By Frank Cipparone Anyone who has read this column for a while has probably noticed that I have a soft spot for grapes that don’t get a lot of attention. In what… Read More

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Vitrone’s Pastabilities stands the test of time in Little Italy

By On October 29, 2019

By Murray Schulman Here we are at the start of July. Independence Day celebrations are taking place all over the country. Vacationers are clogging the highways on their way to beaches, campgrounds… Read More

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Two men with a singular passion for the Sagrantino grape

By On October 29, 2019

By Frank Cipparone This is a story of a grape and two winemakers I visited in Montefalco two years ago. Giampaolo Tabarrini and Francesco Botti are advocates for and committed to Sagrantino,… Read More

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Delightful summer spritzer begins with fortified Jersey Devil port

By On October 29, 2019

By Murray Schulman We have been exploring wine for quite a while in my IAH columns. Those of you who follow me closely know that I am an honest-to-goodness wine guy. You… Read More

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An indulgent, springtime taste of Tuscany, from A to Z

By On October 16, 2019

Frank Cipparone With the arrival of the spring travel season, people’s thoughts turn to Tuscany, the place that, for many, symbolizes Italy. Whether you’re a first-timer or returnee, the experience never fails… Read More