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Tips to celebrate National Wine Day from lifestyle expert

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MADISON (WKOW) -- National Wine Day is celebrated annually on May 25.  Each year, on this day, people enjoy a glass of their favorite wine with dinner, for dessert, with friends, at a restaurant, at home or at a wine-tasting event.

On Wednesday, local lifestyle expert Jeanette Hurt stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to share a few wine pairing and tasting tips.

Hurt is the author of eight books and contributor to five other books.   Most recently, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine and Food Pairing was published by Alpha Books in June 2010.  Her book, The Cheeses of Wisconsin: A Culinary Travel Guide, received second place in the 2009 Mark Twain Travel Writing Awards Competition.  She is also the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Cheeses of the World, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Tapas.  

Jeanette specializes in food, wine and travel writing.  She also writes about design, pets and parenting issues, but she can never resist telling a good story, no matter what the subject matter.  Her work can be seen in: Wine Enthusiast, SecondAct.com,United Airlines’Hemispheres, and dozens of other magazines.

Click on the video link above to learn more.

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