Category Archives: Food and Wine

Allen R. Balik: The Wine Exchange: Evolving Taste Preferences

 Our tastes in wine are subject to change as we get older, gain more knowledge and begin to appreciate the subtleties of what we’re drinking. Some of us tend to experience the evolution more dramatically than others, but to whatever extent, changing preferences are a fact of life for all. (more…)...
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Allen R. Balik: The Wine Exchange: Do You Have a Favorite Wine?

The question I most often hear whether guiding a tour at home or abroad, during a break at an educational forum or just enjoying a glass of wine with new friends is, “What’s your favorite wine?” Usually, my answer is the somewhat trite, “I really have no favorite, just like with my kids and grandkids.” ...
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