BUCKS COUNTY >> Each year upwards of 10 million wine enthusiasts take to the countryside of France to taste fine, world-renowned wines. Next to Napa Valley, California, which sees roughly four million wine-lovers each year, France is one of the premier travel destinations for wine.

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The second in a series of 10 discussions on aging will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street. Each attendee is invited to bring a brown bag lunch.

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Pennsylvania State Representative Joe Hohenstein will speak about his experiences as a Quaker in the State Legislature to the adult class at the Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, on Sunday, October 13 at 9:45 a.m.

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When it comes to wine, people can have some pretty definite opinions. The tip-off comes when the arms get folded across the chest. Or the relaxed smile becomes tightly pursed lips. “Red wine gives me headaches.” “I only drink whites.” “I stick to Italian wines… California wines… sweet wines…”

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