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Wine Journal
Neal Drinks A Cup of Coffee

Sitting alone at Café de l’Ambre, neatly filed away down a Tokyo side street just a block away from Shimbashi station, I put down my rucksack that contains my trusty iPad, a useless wooden toy courtesy of JAL and my current book (Amanda Craig’s Lie of the Land—highly recommended), and then peruse the menu. It’s not long or fancy—just a double-sided laminated page. The sign on the door had forewarned that choices might be limited. It read: “Coffee only.” Just...

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Quick Wine Trips for Summer's End

Looking for a quick vinous-filled weekend getaway? Our reviewers have you covered. Here are your quick wine weekend itineraries around the globe, perfect for summers’ end....

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5 Must-Have Cocktails In New Orleans

While many great beverages were born and bred down on the Bayou, we’ve pared the selection down to five—an easily manageable bucket list for a quick weekend trip....

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Misadventures on the Wine Route

Not every visit to wine country goes according to plan....

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Where to Wine & Dine off Boston's Freedom Trail

From historic pubs to high-end restaurants, these fine establishments are not to be missed....

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Why We Love Small Restaurants in Small Towns

Among all the wonderful towns to visit in wine country, there’s almost nothing we love more than the smallest towns. Why? Because small towns are home to small restaurants, and small restaurants mean you are guaranteed a personal experience with an insider’s vibe....

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Ribera y Rueda: Where to Stop on This Epic Spanish Wine Trail

Should you make the trip to Spain, block out some time in your itinerary to check out these highlighted places—they are not to be missed....

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Chilean Wine Country: A Look at Forest Fires, History and Sustainability

Join Luis Gutiérrez as he takes a look at Chilean wine country and how its affected by forest fires, its colorful history and the promise of sustainability....

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5 Unique Wine Tasting Experiences

These five unique wine tasting experiences are delightfully out of the norm....

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The Heart and Soul of Mendocino Wine Country

With all the political shenanigans in the news media, it’s feeling ever more prescient to take breaks from reality and find respite for the soul, and Mendocino wine country provides the perfect opportunity to get away from it all....

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