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2015 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

Share: 2015 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance The bluffs of La Jolla, California are the spring destination for thousands of classic car buffs. With 3 packed days of activities from VIP soirees to a double-decker bus tour of San Diego’s most elite private collections and to the concours itself, the 2015 La Jolla Concours will please even the most casual of enthusiasts. Just Registered: 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo This 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo, known as “The Grey Ghost,” has just been registered by owner Joseph DeMeo to appear at the 2015 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. This divine driving machine retired...

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St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Share: St. Patrick’s Day is more than green beer and leprechaun’s. Why not give these St. Patrick’s Day cocktails a try? Éirinn go Brách! Amarula Mint Splash 1 ​ shot​ fresh cream ½ ​ sh​ot Amarula Cream ½  shot Peppermint liqueur Place all ingredients into shaker with ice, shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with crushed peppermint crisp chocolate and add fresh mint.   St. Patrick’s Surprise by Junior Merino 1 oz. G’Vine Floraison gin ½ oz. blue curacao liqueur ¼ oz. white creme de cacao liqueur 1½ oz. freshly squeezed orange juice Foam: 1 egg white...

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Impact of Temperature on Wine

Share: By Gabriel Matagne In an article published in a major wine publication, Decanter, in February 2013, Christy Canterbury MW is reporting the conclusion of a study by Christian E Butzke from the Department of Food Sciences of Purdue University: “Wine is aged to allow chemical reactions to occur. At a consistent, typical cellar temperature of 13°C, they materialise gradually. At higher temperatures, the processes accelerate and at different rates. A study by Butzke shows these processes begin in earnest over 16°C. Damage includes oxidisation, browning and a change of aroma and flavour. Extremely low temperatures, assuming the wine does...

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Palace Resorts Hosts Performances from REO Speedwagon and Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Share: Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort hosts performances from REO Speedwagon and Creedence Clearwater Revisited March 21, 2015 and April 24 and 25, 2015. Palace Resorts, the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations, is pleased to announce its all-star entertainment lineup for 2015. Legendary super group REO Speedwagon and Creedence Clearwater Revisited will take the stage at the brand’s signature property, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun. The leader in awe-inclusive vacation experiences and world-class entertainment, Palace Resorts is offering guests who book a stay of five nights or more, at any of the brand’s...

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Mendocino County Events for Spring and Summer 2015

Share: Mendocino County Events for Spring & Summer 2015 VERITABLE VINO: It’s a 10! Long known for its Alsatian varietals and corner pocket of sparkling wine producers, Mendocino County recently received a new American Viticultural Region (AVA): Eagle Peak.  Situated 10 miles northwest of Ukiah, the petite wine-growing region is home to four commercial winegrowers and one tasting room (Masút Vineyard and Winery) featuring artisan Pinots crated by Jake and Ben Fetzer; www.masut.com.  The AVA encompasses nearly 21,000 acres of rugged terrain with vineyards on east and south-facing slopes adjoining two other hard-to-find, easy-on-the-palate neighbors: Redwood Valley and Potter Valley AVAs. WALK WITH...

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