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  • 'I'm not much of a fan of heavy, high-alcohol white wines at any time of year, but I really avoid them when the weather gets hot. In summer, I look for crisp, flavorful whites that are refreshing, not exhausting. I tend to eat lighter foods, too, and these summertime whites pair well with meals that focus on salads and fresh vegetables.'
  • 'You have to be versatile with your selections, and although you could pair either a white or a red to accompany the meal, I choose all whites in order to help cool things off on a hot day.'

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