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Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan security forces on Friday surrounded and then breached the compound of Bobi Wine, the country’s leading opposition candidate, a day after a contentious general election that he said was marred by widespread “fraud and violence.” The breach, reported …

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Should Wine Be Among Your Health Resolutions?

Should Wine Be Among Your Health Resolutions?

Should Wine Be Among Your Health Resolutions? Should Wine Be Among Your Health Resolutions? In other words, Avaline is for those who have never been curious how the sausage was made. For these consumers, wine may be a pleasure, but not one worth the modest effort to visit a specialist or to learn a little more about it themselves. Nothing …

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Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan authorities on Friday charged an opposition leader and presidential contender with breaching coronavirus rules and then released him from jail, two days after his arrest sparked protests nationwide that led to the deaths of at least 28 people and almost …

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In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed

In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed

In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed ANAPA, Russia — Russia has no shortage of innovators, risk-takers and freethinking entrepreneurs. But their country is not built for them. Sooner or later, the state security apparatus makes its unwelcome appearance. Visit the velvety slopes dipping down to Russia’s …

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Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic NAPLES, Italy — Ludovica Tomaciello had never shopped on Amazon before being trapped at her parents’ house in March during Italy’s coronavirus lockdown. Bored one afternoon scrolling TikTok, she spotted hair scrunchies that she then tracked …

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Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers

Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers

Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers OSOYOOS, British Columbia — The first surprise for Séverine Pinte, a French winemaker working in Canada, was how casual everyone was — more ripped jeans and flip-flops than Chanel. Then there was the unexpected need to warn grape pickers not to smoke …

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Of Wine, Hand Gel and Heartbreak

Of Wine, Hand Gel and Heartbreak

Of Wine, Hand Gel and Heartbreak Of Wine, Hand Gel and Heartbreak HUNAWIHR, France — The tanker-truck pulled up and it was time to let it go. The decision to send the wine to the distillery had been made weeks ago. It still hurt. Soon the wine would be hand gel. “We’ve got to load it up now,” said Jérôme …

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Black Wine Professionals Demand to Be Seen

Black Wine Professionals Demand to Be Seen

Black Wine Professionals Demand to Be Seen Black Wine Professionals Demand to Be Seen TJ Douglas and his wife, Hadley, own Urban Grape, a thriving wine shop in the South End neighborhood of Boston. Before the pandemic, a regular internet customer with whom Mr. Douglas had had many discussions online about wine, walked into the shop for the first time. …

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Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’

Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’

Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’ Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’ A prestigious wine organization will stop its common use of “master” with a sommelier’s surname as part of an effort to be more inclusive and to help diversify the wine industry. The organization, the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, said in a statement last …

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Rediscovering Wine After Covid-19 – The New York Times

Rediscovering Wine After Covid-19 - The New York Times

Rediscovering Wine After Covid-19 – The New York Times Rediscovering Wine After Covid-19 – The New York Times This is a story about what happens when one of life’s joys is taken away, perhaps forever. In this case it’s wine, but it could as easily have been painting, cooking, dancing, or playing golf or tennis. The potential loss of these …

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