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    Wine of the Week 19 – a superior Bordeaux Supérieur

    Vineyards in Entre-Deux-Mers. I’m not a great one for the cheaper end of Bordeaux, the sort of wine that was described as ‘luncheon claret’ when I joined the wine trade. Red Bordeaux more than any other type of wine really ought to make you stop, think and smile. Claret – any red Bordeaux – can be the most thought provoking, elegant and refined wines in the world, but of course ...

    8 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Whole Foods Chianti Delivers Taste At Low Price

    Whole Foods Chianti Delivers Taste At Low Price 365 Chianti with tortellini. 365 Chianti 2011, Italy Cost: $7.99 What: With Whole Foods opening in Augusta last week I thought I’d check out their wine offerings. I was impressed. There are plenty of high end wines for special dinners, but they also have many good wines at the low end of the price scale, including some at $2.99.

    8 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

      Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore

      schiller-wine - - 8 readers - Pictures: Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore with Ainslie Kenny, Frank Butera, Christian G.E. Schiller and Annette Schiller from Ombiasy WineTours Helmed by the Australian team Ainslie Kenny and David Elliott, Merchants Wine Cellar is a wine bar and wine store on Duxton Road that exclusively carries wines from Australia and New Zealand in its ...

      The Best Box Wines - Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera 2012

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 8 readers - The first selection in our series on boxed wine! A True Bulk Buy! This post brought to you by: Get the Chateau Rollan de By Cru Bourgeois Medoc 2010 for just $18.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! 100% Barbera from Piedmont, Italy. Available for as low as $16 for a 3L bottle. From the importer: "This wine is an entry level Barbera from Vinchio Vaglio Serra, a winery k ...

      5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off

      Wine Folly - - 8 readers - Finding a truly amazing wine at a price in the sub-$12 realm is actually pretty rare… you could say it’s mythic. When you come across one of these mythic wines you may have experienced an overwhelming sensation of irrational glee and desperation as you buy up as much of the wine as you can. 5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off This brings us to the topic ...

      Football - Wine & Wing Pairings

      Hudson Valley Wine Goddess - - 7 readers - Yes it's football season and what do you think about besides tailgate parties and beer? Wings! I have to admit, I am a wing snob. Going to college in Buffalo, NY made me that way and I like my wings extra hot and extra crispy with lots of blue cheese. If I can't have them that way, I like them Thai Chili or just about any way they're made.

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      Bill Karp Provides Spark At Whole Foods Jazz & Wine Night

      … and tropical fruit aromas. On the palate it is bright and lively, with a velvet smooth texture with fresh citrus and pineapple flavors. The finish is long and crisp. You could serve this wine with fish, shrimp, pasta with cream sauce, many kinds of cheese, or as an aperitif, which is how we enjoyed it. It is perfect for a picnic or an informal event…

      1 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

      Satis Bistro Cocktail Tasting 10/28

      … Satis Bistro is hosting an exclusive cocktail tasting featuring Elba Giron of Erdington brands. Cost is $45 /pp (plus tax & tip) and includes cocktails tasting with light hors d’oeuvres, meats and cheese. 8 – 10pm. Featured Brands & Cocktails: Corpse Reviver Plymouth gin, Lillet Blanc, Cointreau, lemon juice, Absinthe rinse Mary…

      3 readers - By Veronique Deblois/ Food & Wine Chickie Insider

      Celebrate Champagne Day Oct. 24th!

      … bootlegger and influence peddler Enoch Lewis “Nucky” Johnson.) Viva la France! Last year we marked Champagne Day with delightful pairings and sabering demonstrations. Champagne can pair with practically anything: cheese, smoked salmon, caviar, chocolates, strawberries, fresh fruit, and even potato chips, says Canada’s Most Quoted Wine Writer Natalie…

      6 readers - By Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog

      Huber’s Winery

      … recommended be consumed with some dark chocolate. photo courtesy Huber’s Winery After the tasting, you’re encouraged to sit and stay a while at the winery, where you can purchase your favorite bottle(s) and sip the afternoon away. There’s also a small cafe that offers cheese trays, pizzas, pretzels and beer cheese, sangria and more. The gift shop…

      1 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

      Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: October 22-25, 2014

      … – Campo de Borgia, Spain. 10. Smith Woodhouse 1999 LBV Port and some super secret special attractions. Special cheeses by Liz Donaldson from our Cheese house & treats from Tony Packo’s Café. Nominal fee per sample. Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Thursday Night…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      A Wine to Curl Up With

      … this bottle after it was open for 3 days & the wine was bursting with flavor. I suggest decanting. This wine would be great with lamb, steak, a stinky blue cheese or sharp cheddar. For those who grill in the cooler temps, this would be perfect with a burger, topped with blue cheese. I am going to enjoy these beautiful Bulgarian wines & great prices while they last. Cheers to Bulgariana! …

      7 readers - By Sarita Cheaves/ Vine Me Up

      The Food Event 2014

      … for repeats of their Viognier). Although I’m really into the wine, I do recognize the thing is named the “Food Event” for a reason. There were many great dishes on hand, so we’ll just mention a few to give you a flavor of the range. We loved the lasagne from Angelini Osteria and the tacos from Lotería! Grill. I enjoyed the pulled pork from Sotto…

      2 readers - By Wine Imbiber

      International influencers set to explore Australia’s culinary delights

      … breakfast flight in ACT, mud-crabbing in NT, seafood dining under the stars in Queensland’s Hayman Island, foraging for sea vegetables on the east coast of Tasmania, lobster fishing off Rottnest Island in WA, oyster shucking along the NSW coast, cheese making in SA and exploring Melbourne’s laneway cafes, bars and restaurants. The visit will culminate…

      3 readers - By Matthew Jukes

      New World vs. Old World

      … Graves against Napa Valley’s Opus One. A wonderful selection of wines with some curveballs… Chateau Lamothe de Haux White Bordeaux 2011 ($15) Buty Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc-Muscadelle 2010 – Columbia Valley, WA ($25) Chehalem Willamette Valley Dry Riesling Reserve 2007 – Oregon ($20) Hogl Wachau Riesling Smaragd Bruck 2007 – Wachau…

      1 readers - By Wine Maven in Training

      Grilled Polenta Bites with Friulano Recipe

      … flavour and makes for a hearty and delicious snack. If you want to pair this yummy snack with a little vino, try them with Mission Hill Five Vineyards Cabernet Merlot. It’s an extra dry, robust wine with notes of dark fruit, tarry, and smoky oak. It pairs well with polenta and many other vegetable-based foods. Now, that you have the perfect…

      1 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Gin Up: Cask Aging & Sage Cheese

      … your cocktails. Get yourself a little sage cheese (yes, that’s what I said) and have yourself a little party, because that odd kid down the road now owns the neighborhood. CITADELLE GIN ORIGIN: Cognac, France PRICE: $34.99 - 750/ml ALCOHOL: 44% BOOZEHOUNDZ SCORE: 91 POINTS…

      3 readers - By Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundz

      National Chili Month!

      … in the crockpot for seven hours. Because I made it for myself, the small crockpot was the best option with less clean up. Cluck n’ Moo’s blend offers 52% less fat, 34% less calories, and 57% less saturated fat than a regular all ground beef. What does this mean for you chili lovers? It means you get to top your chili with a little more cheese…

      3 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      Texas Sangiovese and Pasta Pairing

      …) 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil, divided 12 ounces ricotta cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided 1 dash salt and pepper 1 pound Italian cheese blend, shredded Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. (Tip: I…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Matching Cheese and Wine

      … Matching Cheese and Wine A recent trip though the Chablis area of Burgundy was enlivened by the consumption of large quantities of cheese! One particularly runny Epoisses being highly memorable and the Soumaintrain has now become a favourite. Time to reacquaint myself with the art of matching cheese and wine I thought. With the variety…

      4 readers - By Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon
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