Monthly Archives: October 2013

  1. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider: A Special Halloween Treat

    “ How would you like someone to pick something off of you?” - Angry Apple tree to Dorothy Gale in “The Wizard of OZ”

    This was the first thought I had when I spotted the eerie and somewhat humorous poster ad for Angry Orchard Ciders. I couldn’t resist, so I tasted a variety of products from them. My favorite so far is the Crisp Apple which is pretty much a classic apple cider with some effervescence and substantial sweetness. This is a far cry from some of the funky tasting homemade varieties as well as the sour, flat beer tasting selections because it is not afraid to be a bit sweeter and more approachable.

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  2. Great Value Wines: Burgo Viejo Crianza 2010

    Sometimes formal dinner parties are stressful and big parties complicated and often messy. There are occasions when at the spur of the moment you want to invite a couple of good friends over for cheese and crackers and a simple but tasty glass or two of wine. You want to relax with no pressure and this fruit forward red will work perfectly.

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