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Mixed Case

July 2018

Tasting Through Baltimore
Charm City and its eateries provide a fun three-day getaway
Posted: Jul 27, 2018 12:30pm ET
By Emma Balter
There's plenty of restaurants and bars to explore in Baltimore, making the city a fun three-day getaway. Wine Spectator's Emma Balter gives some recommendations
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Costco Meets the Millennials
It's supposed to be a precarious time for big-box retailers. Here's how wine is helping Costco thrive
Posted: Jul 25, 2018 2:00pm ET
By Ben O'Donnell

"Will Millennials kill Costco?" wondered a Washington Post headline a few months back. It was hardly the first story to question how big box retailers could adapt to a generation that is painted as allergic to the supermarket run and the mall day, preferring to shop online for consumer goods.

But among other advantages, Costco has one more thing Millennials love: all the wine.

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The Language of Wine Lists
Wherever in the world you dine, ordering the wine should be the easy part
Posted: Jul 16, 2018 10:00am ET
By Gillian Sciaretta
Wherever in the world you dine, ordering the wine should be the easy part. That's why Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards places such emphasis on the requirement that a wine list present complete, accurate information, including vintages and appellations, for all selections. It seems simple, but it's not.
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