The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 8, 1976 · Page 54
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 54

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, December 8, 1976
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Page 2, Home for the Holidays Advertising Section Sweet or Dry? Suit Your Taste by Sorting Out the White Wines IMPORTED WHITE WINES, in their infinite variety of personalities, can be full-bodies like Chateau Olivier or lighter like a Saint Veran. Hors d'oeuvres or dessert include (I. to r.) Brie, cherry Gourmandise, apple and pear, Camembert, pate, creamy Tartine, and below, a tangy goat cheese (chevre). deaux whites can go to five years; the sweet Sauternes of top quality to 12 years. White wines need not be opened ahead of time. Use stemmed glasses so your hands will not warm wine. Enjoy. rtRMTiinv OKEECHOBEE BLVD. AT HAVERHILL RD. SHOPPING PLAZA AND i inimnQ TEQUESTA, FLA. LIGHTHOUSE LIQUORS ;i81 TEQUESTA DRIVE BN AMf BlCABC OPEN DAILY 9 A.M.-9 PM. SUNDAY 2-6 P.M. QUANTITY RIGHTS RESERVED "When we moved I decided I wanted a versatile new range? .1L.. Ordering white wine by the glass is very popular these days, the only drawback being you have to take what the bar is serving sometimes excellent wine but more often inexpensive, poor quality wine. Buying white wine by the bottle, in a restaurant or a retail store, is a different matter. White wines differ markedly in quality and taste. Every wine has its own special character; so if you think you're not too fond of white wine it could be you just haven't had the type that suits your taste. Chablis and Pouilly Fuisse from Burgundy are very fashionable now, but it is possible their super-dry elegance is not exactly to your taste or to your pocketbook. According to a large and prestigious importer of fine wines, Austin, Nichols, a medium-price dry Burgundy of the type called Saint Veran would be an excellent choice instead. It's a delightful, lively and un-puckery white wine which can be drunk from cocktails to the end of the dinner with great style. Bordeaux produces .some very great white wines, not as well-known in this country as the Burgundies. However, if you desire a full-bodied, fragrant and regal dry white, Chateau Olivier or Chateau Bouscaut, for example, are your answer. These are fine wines from the Bordeaux Groves Region which truly enchant the palate. White Sauternes from Bordeaux are sweet dessert wines, marvelous to end a dinner or for sipping with the 11:00 p.m. news. A good choice would be Chateau Voigny, medium-priced and delicious. Muscadet, a crisp, dry white wine from the Loire area, has developed a real following in seafood restaurants. In order to be sure you're getting quality, select a wine from a reputable shipper such as Remy-Pannier. Sancerre, quite dry and pleasant, is another nice whit- from the Loire. Many experts say that the white wines of California which copies the generic names of the French, like Chablis and Sauterne, are not the same in character. You should compare these with the imports to know which meets your taste. White wine rules: Always serve white wine chilled but not frosted. White Burgundies should be between two and four years old; fine Bor- ON THE COVER This annual section fs designed to heighten your holiday festivities. Cover graphics and designby Stan Johnston, Advertising Staff Artist, with photos by Mike Hetherington, Advertising Art, taken in the Johnston home. i Jl CASH ANP CA,Rrcl I I f scotch $l69 )) QUART IZj I I VODKA U . H I IrsS $)quart SEAGRAAA'StM f I IS 7-CROWN EJ I f GIN 11 EARLYTJ if I Vd& TIMES I i KG?iir Em1 bourbon I Litton gives you abetter way to cook-microwave speed, conventional oven or both at once. It's three ovens in one. The Combination range cooks with a combination of microwave speed and conventional heat in one oven, at the same time Or. with microwave only. Or conventional heat only You decide which is best for each food. Other advanced features from Litton. Smoothtop cooking surface with one fast heat element. Self-cleaning oven. Step-Saver Timer Automatic Defrost. Mini-Food Shelf. 208-pg. Combination Microwave Range cookbook. Just part of Litton's complete line of energy-saving microwave ovens and ranges. LB LITTON Microwave Cooking way America Cooks- CWc Li nor Systems inc "UXiU:' tVJV,V' Litton... changing the UUART ,f SEE OUR BIG SELECTION OF t I ; FINE HOLIDAY WINES

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