Chewing the Fat
Michael Cooperman's genteel approach to demystifying wine
By Joseph Baca
There's much about wine that's open to satire, but no aspect of the industry is more caricatured than the sommelier. Wine experts have always been humorously depicted in popular culture as being erudite and intimidating in their patronizing indifference toward non-experts. The classic depiction of a wine steward is a tall, thin foreigner who belittles you for your lack of politesse.
By Joseph Baca
When it comes to vino, New Mexico has been in the ball game since 1629, when the first vines were planted in Socorro. This was years before the first Napa plantings were even a thought. Before you go jetting off to California’s wine country for your next tasting, investigate the ultra-hip regional wine destinations in your own backyard.
Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest
By Joshua Lee
The nation's largest festival dedicated to chocolate, coffee and gourmet foods.
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Shrub to Cup: Coffee Basics at Prosum Roasters
Learn about different processing methods that are used after coffee cherries are harvested to extract the green bean before they are sold.
Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest at Manuel Lujan Building @ Expo NM
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