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TJ's Wine Insider - March 2015

March 30, 2015 in Wine Insider

TJ's Wine Insider is your new go-to guide for Trader Joe's wines.

The wines featured here are not necessarily new ones… but they are necessarily good ones. And when you pair such quality with excellent prices (as we do)—the result is incredible value. Each selection below can be found in our stores where wine is sold. (Availability and price may vary due to state laws, taxes, shipment fees, and the like.)

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Kale Quinoa Salad

March 27, 2015 in What's New

Rumor has it that a leading fast-food chain will soon be offering kale on its menu. You know that a food has become a cultural fixture when it’s available at your local drive-thru. Quinoa—though not yet on the drive-thru menu—solidified her lofty produce position a few years ago when the United Nations officially declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa. We think it’s about time the...

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Artichoke Antipasto

March 25, 2015 in What's New

The Artichokes for our Antipasto are cultivated in the fertile Incan soils of Peru. These are a special cultivar from Europe that’s been adapted to the weather on the coast-side (west) of Peru. Our supplier first grows the seeds in plant beds and then moves them to the fields where they grow for up to 200 days. Once the baby artichokes reach the perfect size, they are hand-harvested one by one, and...

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