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#IBuiltThis: In Napa Valley, Mexican Winemakers Turn American Dream Into Reality

The American dream. For the Gallegos family, the first immigrant winemakers in Napa Valley, it’s not just a hokey idea. It’s reality.


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Chef Chat: George Mendes and Jose Avillez Talk Portugal, Pressure, and NYCWFF

Between the two Iberian cuisines – Portuguese and Spanish – the latter has received the most attention, with countless cookbooks and news stories written about everything from Basque to Andalucian fare and everything in between.


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#IBuiltThis: How Siete Family Foods Sparked a Tortilla Revolution

They say "it takes a village", but if you’re the Garza Family, it only takes seven passionate sets of hands.


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#IBuiltThis: Raise Your Glass to GEM&BOLT

If you’ve tasted mezcal, you know there’s something special about the smoky, earthy liquid. Mezcal is complex, dark, and polarizing.


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#IBuiltThis: Meet the Colombian Juice Queen That's Making Miami Healthy

Inspiration comes in many ways, including fighting to get rid of that freshman 15. Instead of being frustrated by her health (including constant migraines), Miami-based Tatiana Peisach decided to figure out a better way.


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#WCW: At 65, Jamaican Master Rum Distiller, Is Just Getting Started

In the States, turning 65 means people expect you to retire. Joy Spence, the force behind Jamaica’s most famous rum and the world’s first female master blender, shows no sign of slowing down.


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#IBuiltThis: Latino Entreprenuer Goes Back to His Roots

Alejandro Velez and his business partner, Nikhil Arora, were undergrads at University of California, Berkeley, so the story goes, where they were taking a class in which they learned that mushrooms can grow on coffee grounds.


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