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Dear Natalie, August 19, 2011

At last, the Android wine app is available! This has been a labour of love for the past year (especially since it's free), so please let me know what you think. Suggestions? E-mail me those too. Be gentle :)

We were thrilled when the technology critic for the New York Times gave the app a great review on Wednesday! The wine app for iPhone, iPod Touch and BlackBerry are already available. Other smartphones can use the mobile site.

My top wine picks have some heavy-hitter shiraz and syrah from Australia and the Rhone Valley, refreshing sauvignon blanc from Chile and New Zealand and lusciously rich chardonnay from several regions.

This week's newsletter has tips on pairing wine and tomatoes that I shared with Bill Daley, wine columnist for the Chicago Tribune. I love tomato season! 

Wines of the Week
Here are my top wine picks for August 20. In addition to the highlights mentioned above, there are some spectacular bargain red wines from southern France and a last chance to grab some refreshingly dry rose. Here are all of my reviews .... More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
Here's a terrific recipe for a spicy BBQ sauce paired with a berry rich Zinfandel from Shari Goodman. Don't you want to lick that brush? Here's the recipe... More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Here are my tips on pairing wine and tomatoes... my mouth waters when I even think about all the possible combinations with that fresh, fleshy ripe, chin-dripping, zesty produce ... More »

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