Holiday

    A Wine Journey: An Ideal Holiday Gift

    A Wine Journey With the holidays approaching have you started your holiday shopping yet? If you are shopping for a wine lover or a winemaking enthusiast, give a gift of the wine book. A Wine Journey is available on the Wine Trail Traveler website, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, and Infinity Publishing.

    5 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

    Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Saturday, November 1, the Olé Restaurant Group is celebrating the Day of the Dead holiday with traditional fare and customs.

    3 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      VinEdge

      Luscious Lushes - - 2 readers - It’s that time of year again – when gadgets and gifting items hit the shelves, and all sorts of new technology is released for the holiday gifting season. One of these gadgets is a new preservation device called the VinEdge, which is new tool to help you save that leftover wine. Yes, I know, generally speaking leftover wine is an hilarious joke in this house, but occasionally, ...

      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      Catavino - - 2 readers - Photographer: Marcos Bolaños Capture Date: January 2014 Location: Canary Islands About: Despite its small size, the Canary Island Volcanic Archipelago is one of the most beautifully diverse places on earth supporting rare endemic species of animals and plants sequestered in the thick laurisilva forests. Hence, the islands aren’t just for sandy beaches and subtle wh ...

      5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes

      Wine Oh TV - - 2 readers - 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes 0 Looking for a libation that will lift your spirits this Halloween? Check out these 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes. Trick or treat, smell my feet; these signature drinks are pretty sweet! We’ve got you covered from creamy confections, to ones that pack a vampy bite.

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      The Passionate Foodie - - 2 readers - I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Thursday, October 23, at 6pm, at M.C. Spiedo, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier will transform their Italian rotisserie into a den of Italian luxury: showcasing f ...

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      Scarily great wines for your adult Halloween moments

      … the wines. So much so that when I was in Puerto Rico this past March, Jose and I were in a grocery store with a great wine selection. When I spotted a Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc, I needed to go no further. We also purchased their Cab. If you’re not familiar, this winery has become Chile’s best selling one worldwide, through the Concha y Toro…

      By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      A Wine Journey: An Ideal Holiday Gift

      … A Wine Journey With the holidays approaching have you started your holiday shopping yet? If you are shopping for a wine lover or a winemaking enthusiast, give a gift of the wine book. A Wine Journey is available on the Wine Trail Traveler website, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, and Infinity Publishing. If you purchase directly from Wine…

      5 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      … cheese sauce - $8.95); Buffalo Brussel Sprouts (buffalo sauce, blue cheese - $8.95); Tater Tots (horseradish cheese sauce, fried sage, lava salt - $8.95); and, the Autumn House Salad (arugula, apples, blue cheese, champagne cider vinaigrette - $6.25). New savory burgers and entrées include: Elk Burger (rosemary and onion char-grilled maitake…

      3 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes

      … with Ice ZYR Jack-O-Lantern 1 oz ZYR Vodka 1 oz Citrus Liquor 1 oz Mango Nectar ½ oz OJ ½ Sour Mix The Appalachian Trail By: Leave ROCHELLE out of it 205 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 1 1/2 parts Am​erican Born Moonshine 1/2 part bonded Apple Jack 3/4 parts lemon 3/4 parts honey served up with a dash of peychaud’s bitters. Pumpkin Old…

      2 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      …, a costume contest and live music from 80’s cover band, SAFETY! Not to be typecast as your average “cover band,” SAFETY is anything but. From 9pm to 1am, SAFETY will bring The Beehive back to the ‘80’s, as their five lead singers perform spot-on renditions of everything from the Bangles to the Pretenders, Cindi Lauper to David Bowie, Michael…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      VinEdge

      … It’s that time of year again – when gadgets and gifting items hit the shelves, and all sorts of new technology is released for the holiday gifting season. One of these gadgets is a new preservation device called the VinEdge, which is new tool to help you save that leftover wine. Yes, I know, generally speaking leftover wine is an hilarious joke…

      2 readers - By Luscious Lushes

      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      … Photographer: Marcos Bolaños Capture Date: January 2014 Location: Canary Islands About: Despite its small size, the Canary Island Volcanic Archipelago is one of the most beautifully diverse places on earth supporting rare endemic species of animals and plants sequestered in the thick laurisilva forests. Hence, the islands aren’t just for sandy…

      2 readers - By Gabriella Opaz/ Catavino

      Supermarket Diaries: You had me at Rabbit Legs

      … Editor’s note: When Sonia’s in Portugal her favorite thing to do is to peruse the supermarket aisles. As she shuffles between the U.S. and Portugal, we’ll be bringing you her discoveries in “Supermarket Diaries.” When I lived in Connecticut, I got into an argument with the butcher at the local supermarket (not suggested when his job…

      1 readers - By Sonia Nolasco/ Catavino

      Kanpai, It's Sake Day!

      … Raise an ochoko today and celebrate Nihonshu no Hi, or as known in English, Sake Day. Saké Day originated over 35 years ago, in 1978, by a declaration of the Japan Sake Brewers Association and is now celebrated worldwide. Why was October 1 chosen? Interestingly, the Chinese character for Sake (酒) is very similar to the Chinese zodiac sign…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Sake News

      … Kanpai! Here is another short list of some of the interesting Sake articles that have been published lately. It is great to see more and more coverage for Sake, though I recommend that anyone seeking to publish a Sake article check it at least a few times for accuracy. A few basic errors continue showing up in introductory Sake articles…

      5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      How to Choose a Surfing School in Spain and Portugal

      … Editor’s Note: Although summer has come and gone, there’s no reason why you can’t be planning next year’s goal to become a surfing pro! Avid beach lover, Leah Burt, has provided us great suggestions on what to look out for when choosing your perfect Portuguese or Spanish surf camp! Over the past decade, Portugal and Spain have evolved…

      1 readers - By Catavino

      What Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

      … Given the tradition of the holiday, Wine Columnist Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal recommends keeping it American and highlights several under-the-radar US wine regions worthy of attention. ON WINE: LETTIE TEAGUE THERE IS ONE day of the year that we celebrate our collective American-ness with a large piece of poultry and (hopefully…

      3 readers - By Drink Local Wine
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      Wine professionals tend to debate about whether to pair with the potatoes or the poultry. Wine columnist Lettie Teague suggests worrying about one thing only—that the wine comes from the U.S.