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What To Sip While Watching The Oscars

The 86th Annual Academy Awards will take place Sunday night. Whether you’re at home soaking up the Hollywood glam or at a party watching the little gold trophies get handed out, we’ve compiled some wine picks for your Oscar sipping. We’ve narrowed it down to a few pairings, providing a white, rosé, red and sparkling option.
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Where to Sip in March?

It’s said that “March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb,” but the wine events just seem to keep roaring all month. Our favorite, of course, is our 4th annual Around the World in 80 Sips™ tasting in Washington, D.C. However, great tastings and festivals are happening all over the country. Here are some that caught our eye.
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World Class Wines Come to Washington

Hey, DC! Team Bottlenotes is ready to take you all over the world of wine. We hope you’re prepared for our 3rd annual Around the World in 80 Sips® tasting in Washington, DC on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at The National Museum of Women in the Arts. This signature tasting party celebrates wines from around…
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Mission Possible

Do your friends view you as their go-to source of information about wine? Are you itching to put this wine knowledge to even more good use? If so, it sounds like you might have what it takes to become a Bottlenotes TasteAgent. In an effort to bring top talent on board, we've devised a special initiation mission to help new recruits like you start earning your TasteAgent stripes, not to mention some awesome prizes, right away.
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Mission Possible

We've been busy crunching the numbers on our annual TasteAgent survey from last month. You spoke, we listened. You told us who you are and what you want: From more discounted event tickets, to top-secret winery news, to awesome prizes, 2014 has a lot in store for our top Agents in the field, starting with your next mission.
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CabFest Sings a Love Song to the One and Only—Cabernet

Napa Valley is finally celebrating its reigning monarch, cabernet sauvignon, with CabFest, the first festival devoted exclusively to Napa Valley’s legendary grape--cabernet sauvignon. The festival takes place February 28 to March 2 at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater in Yountville, and is jam-packed with the best Napa Valley has to offer.
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Winning Combinations for the Olympics

Whether you’ve been glued to the TV throughout the games or just dipping into an event here and there, how about some ideas for wine and food that’ll make the rest of the 2014 Olympics even more delicious?
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Travel the World for Under $15

From rosé to Riesling, The Seeker Wines transports you to nine unique wine destinations. Join their adventures on Twitter for your chance to win a 1-year subscription to the travel magazine of your choice.
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