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    Charles Metcalfe’s Top Tips On Wines For Summer Pairings

    Charles Metcalfe’s Top Tips On Wines For Summer Pairings Charles Metcalfe was at the Foodies Festival in Bristol this summer. He hosted food and wine pairing sessions in the marquees set up on site. We produced a short online video with Charles giving his top tips on wines for the summer and challenging some conventions of wine pairing.

    13 readers - By Spittoon

    The Insider’s Guide to East Bay Wine Country (VIDEO)

    Oakland & Urban Wine Country The New York Times recently dubbed Oakland “Brooklyn by the Bay” and San Francisco Magazine gave the East Bay city its very own issue The Oakland Issue. The hot press is putting the East Bay on the map, but ask any local and they will tell you the East Bay has always been the place to be, long before its new found popularity.

    11 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      The tides that bind: East Coast swing

      Godello - - 5 readers - Tide’s Out, Big Cove, New Brunswick Tides. The Maritimes. The new viticulture. Headed out for the East Coast, pulled by a great maritime tide, family in tow. To a cape and back. Ontario-New York-Massachusetts-New Hampshire-Maine-New Brunswick-Nova Scotia-New Brunswick-Quebec-Ontario.

      Wonderful Winderlea!

      Pursuing Pinot - - 5 readers - The centerpiece of Friday’s agenda was a summer wine pairing luncheon at one of my favorite Oregon wineries, Winderlea, that is in the heart of the Dundee area.  On the way out of Salem, we stopped at St. Innocent, a winery I have never visited that came highly recommended.

      A Wine For Your Burger

      Spittoon - - 3 readers - A Wine For Your Burger Today is National Burger Day. I am sure Burger King and the ol’ golden triangle guys are loving it. But something a little more classy and up-market for us plus something you cannot get in McDonalds, a decent bottle of wine.

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      The tides that bind: East Coast swing

      … bones unearthed at Parsborro harbour are called “nature’s jewel box.” It’s the winemakers of the Gaspereau Valley who conspired to coin the most significant moniker. Fundy is hereby known as “Tidal Bay.” Tidal Bay Blends 2013 Tidal Bay is the first wine appellation for Nova Scotia and is crafted from carefully selected varieties, produced exclusively…

      5 readers - By Godello

      A Wine For Your Burger

      …A Wine For Your Burger Today is National Burger Day. I am sure Burger King and the ol’ golden triangle guys are loving it. But something a little more classy and up-market for us plus something you cannot get in McDonalds, a decent bottle of wine. A warmed ciabatta roll, a dollop of Stokes Mayo, a Muddy Boots Classic Quarter Pounder fried…

      3 readers - By Spittoon

      Three release love for the last long weekend

      …Taco Night Good things come in threes and once in a calendar blue moon the LCBO’s VINTAGES wine release cycle rolls out that magic number. There can be no better month than August for the cosmic confluence to occur, particularly when the 31-day stretch hovers and encompasses two Canadian long weekends. The fundamental postulate of accepting…

      By Godello

      Madeira Wine Is For More Than Just Cooking

      …Madeira Wine Is For More Than Just Cooking Posted by winesleuth in Food and Wine, Portugal | 0 comments Aug 22, 14 Recently I had lunch with Humberto Jardim, the managing director of Henriques & Henriques, one of the oldest producers of Madeira, the house being founded in 1850. Madeira has a long and distinguished history but nowadays…

      1 readers - By The Wine Sleuth

      Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 140: Chianti Rufina and a Burger

      …In this episode, Jeff pairs this Chianti Rufina sample with his guacamole burger… Wine Tasted: Nipozzano 2010 Chianti Rufina Riserva Stay Rad, Jeff What’s your favorite Chianti Rufina? How did it compare to other Chianti and Chianti Classicos you’ve tried? Leave a comment and let us know.…

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      The LCBO and WineAlign go local

      … will submit if shown the righteous path. Bring OWCB’s to the city. Taste local, love local – great Ontario food paired with delicious Ontario wines #LCBOtastelocal http://t.co/2zLI8ecwuh—   (@LCBO) August 14, 2014 The LCBO is doing yeomans work to help small wineries in their own parochial scene and the bigger picture is taken care of through VINTAGES…

      By Godello

      Wonderful Winderlea!

      … The centerpiece of Friday’s agenda was a summer wine pairing luncheon at one of my favorite Oregon wineries, Winderlea, that is in the heart of the Dundee area.  On the way out of Salem, we stopped at St. Innocent, a winery I have never visited that came highly recommended.  We enjoyed one of the wine flights offered and I particularly liked…

      5 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

      The Insider’s Guide to East Bay Wine Country (VIDEO)

      … found popularity. Just across the bay from San Francisco, the East Bay offers up cutting edge art and music, fabulous food, world-class wine. Wine pioneer Kent Rosenblum has known for decades the East Bay is where it’s at. The “King of Zin” clearly thinks the East Bay is in. Today a new generation of wine lovers are discovering the East Bay…

      11 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Charles Metcalfe’s Top Tips On Wines For Summer Pairings

      … Charles Metcalfe’s Top Tips On Wines For Summer Pairings Charles Metcalfe was at the Foodies Festival in Bristol this summer. He hosted food and wine pairing sessions in the marquees set up on site. We produced a short online video with Charles giving his top tips on wines for the summer and challenging some conventions of wine pairing. We…

      13 readers - By Spittoon

      Petit Comptoir Francais

      … Petit Comptoir Francais I cooked a guinea fowl the other week. Stuffed to the rafters with cured ham, walnuts, raisins and parsley. It was so stuffed in fact that during cooking the stuffing burst out of its retaining cavity and made quite a mess I can tell you. The stuffing recipe, and using a guinea fowl, came from a suggested food pairing…

      5 readers - By Spittoon

      Why Wine Blogs Matter

      … New York & I am from San Francisco sharing a room worked out well because we knew different people and were able to help each other network. We stayed at the Marriott in Santa Ynez Valley so unlike camp, there was no roughing it involved and thanks goodness no terrible camp food either, but instead gourmet food and wine. 365 wine bloggers…

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      Cooking with Babich Wines

      …Cooking with Babich Wines Posted by winesleuth in Food and Wine | 0 comments Jul 15, 14 You know the old saying, ‘I love cooking with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food’? Well, that was kinda what a recent cooking lesson with Babich Wines at the Underground Cookery School was like recently! It was great fun and I managed to leave the event…

      4 readers - By The Wine Sleuth

      Rose d’Anjou and kebabs

      …Rose d’Anjou and kebabs Posted by winesleuth in All, Food and Wine | 0 comments Jul 02, 14 Rosé always make me think of beachy holidays but you don’t have to jump on a plane to get that holiday feeling. rosé tasting Rosé d’Anjou might not be as well known as its cousin to the south, Provence, but it’s an excellent and delicious summer time wine…

      7 readers - By The Wine Sleuth

      Sake and Spice, Not Your Everyday Food and Wine Match

      …Sake and Spice, Not Your Everyday Food and Wine Match Posted by winesleuth in All, Food and Wine | 0 comments Jul 01, 14 I was recently invited to a Sake and Spice dinner at Moti Mahal in Covent Garden. I was intrigued by the whole concept of sake with Indian cuisine because when I think of curry, sake does not immediately spring to mind. However…

      7 readers - By The Wine Sleuth

      Introducing Waitrose Cellar online

      …Introducing Waitrose Cellar online Posted by winesleuth in All | 0 comments Jun 23, 14 Waitrose has totally revamped their online wine service and I was invited to find out more about the Waitrose Cellar as well as taste some of the range recently. The event was held near King’s Cross at the London Canal Museum. The museum was a great setting…

      5 readers - By The Wine Sleuth