A couple of times I’ve been the recipient of holiday gifts that were obviously picked off the pegboard display in the checkout aisle, as though the giver was waiting to pay for shampoo and then suddenly remembered, “oh, heck! It’s Dec. 24!” and just started plucking items within reach. Because why else do you end
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(CNN) — Hundreds of passengers from South Africa were being held at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on Friday after the Netherlands imposed new travel restrictions amid concerns over an aggressive mutation of the Covid-19 virus. The European Union and other major destinations, including the United States and Canada, have moved to block flights from African
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Let’s be honest, the Thanksgiving feast can be a little daunting for wine pairing. My family hails from the south. Regardless of where you are in the country, there are competing flavors all over the table. From roasted turkey and tangy cranberry sauce to herbaceous stuffing (or dressing), sweet potatoes (sometimes with a marshmallow topping!),
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If 2021 was very difficult for wine production (see our report on 2021 wine production here), the situation is quite different for wine exports. The very first numbers on international trade in wine are rosy, released recently by the OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine). International wine trade, measured in value, in the first
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When American schoolchildren learn about the Thanksgiving holiday, their teachers tell them the Pilgrims traded with the Native people for corn. Though it doesn’t appear that the members of the Wampanoag tribe who supposedly supped with the immigrants produced alcohol of their own, so-called Indian corn provided the starchy base for many a stateside beer
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(CNN) — Gleaming airplanes have been returning to the empty blue skies above 30,000 feet in recent months, opening up travel possibilities as they skim the clouds on their way towards unfiltered sunshine. On board, safely behind face masks, many passengers have been shrugging off the old discomforts of plane travel in their excitement at
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FG Trade via Getty Images Flying can also be tough on your digestive system, so it’s helpful to be mindful of eating and drinking on air travel days. With the holiday season upon us and vaccination rates climbing, it’s no secret more people are flying more lately. On Nov. 19, the Transportation Security Administration screened
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