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The best kind of Acquistapace’s vacation

6.19.17

Late spring and summer are the seasons when we vacation the most. Erik Acquistapace takes it to another level. He vacations often during the summer, but it’s not always with his family, unless one considers his customers family. Based on...
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Savory Dessert – Stilton and Port

1.5.17

Dessert isn’t always about a sugar rush. It also can be about cleansing the palate, and winding down a wonderful meal. Erik Acquistapace knows that, and as one Louisiana’s few Certified Cheese Professionals with the American Cheese Society, he knows...
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Holidays and Eggnog

12.29.16

Is there a drink that says holidays more than eggnog? Not a chance, but it’s also one of those drinks that people seem to really love or really … well, like not so much. Adam Acquistapace loves eggnog, and as...
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Cheese at your Thanksgiving Feast

11.14.16

When you think about the Thanksgiving meal, you probably envision turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, and pecan pie. But hors d’oeuvres among friends and family as the big meal is being prepared seem as much of a tradition as the meal...
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Wine Conference

10.5.16

Our wine expert Adam Acquistapace recently attended the Society of Wine Educators 40th annual Conference in Washington, D.C., where he spent quality time with other wine specialists from around the world. Renowned conferences such as these are a great place...
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What is it about sparkling wine?

10.5.16

Those bubbles can certainly seem refreshing on a hot day. And then there’s the food pairings. Champagne and strawberries, and oysters, and caviar – all standard and popular. Champagne and … fried chicken? Just ask Adam Acquistapace, who directs the...
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