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DRINKING TAMES PROSTATE CANCER

by HARVEY FINKEL, MD To find cancer and good news in the same sentence is a surprise to most, and to add alcohol to the mix is surely disconcerting, even enraging, to those busily engaged in warning of the falling sky whenever a dram is downed. Let’s see what medical...
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STOCK THIS STUFF

by KIRSTEN AMANN The holiday shopping season is upon us, a time for celebrating and relaxing with friends and loved ones . . . or is it? For many of your customers, this is a harried and hectic time of year that will be over before they know it. Why...
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7O7 PINOT NOIR

This Pinot Noir has aromas of toasted oak sweet woods and plum. Notes of cedar and earth. The fruit components of plum and black cherry are well-balanced. Medium-bodied with a long finish. Suggested retail is $21.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

MAGIC DOOR CABERNET SAUVIGNON

This 2O17 Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley has aromas of dark cherry and cassis mixed with subtle layers of chocolate and cigar smoke. Full-bodied, smooth and toned with a long finish of dark fruit and cedar. The wine spent 12 to 18 months in barrel. Suggested retail is $26.99. AVAILABLE FROM...
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CORTE FIORE WINES

This portfolio of Italian wines has two new additions: Pinot Grigio DOC Delle Venezie and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC Reserva. The Pinot Grigio is made with grapes cultivated in northeastern Italy. The warm climate is cooled by the effects of the nearby sea, lakes and the mountains allowing the grapes to...
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RUMHAVEN

This new release is made from Caribbean rum with coconut liqueur, coconut water and pure cane sugar. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $2O. AVAILABLE FROM Commonwealth Wine & Spirits.

WHISTLEPIG DOUBLE MALT RYE 18 YEARS

The Vermont distillery has released its oldest whiskey: a Double Malt Rye aged 18 years, distilled from a mash bill of 79% rye, 15% malted rye, and 6% malted barley. The whiskey is bottled in a decanter adapted from the traditional WhistlePig bottle shape and topped by a custom-made glass...
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BUCK SHACK WINES

Buck Shack is extending their line of wines with two new additions: a Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel and a “Whitetail” Chardonnay. The Chardonnay is bright with flavors of citrus, spiced apples, and beeswax with a toasted yet clean finish. The Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel was aged in bourbon barrels that show off...
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LITTLE BOOK WHISKEY THE ROAD HOME

The Road Home is the third release in the Little Book Whiskey series. It features four different uncut and unfiltered specialty aged Kentucky bourbon liquid streams: 9-year-old Knob Creek Bourbon, 9-year-old Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, 11-year-old Booker’s Bourbon and 12-year-old Baker’s Bourbon. Vanilla, wood and caramel notes are balanced out by...
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