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    A Syrah A Day

    …) to chilly and the reds in the cellar started to call my name. The Cornerstone Syrah has a real cork closure and retails for $35. Four takeaways from this wine: 1.) The nose. Oh, my, the nose. This Syrah has that meaty note I love in Syrahs. 2.) We had this with beef stew. Perfect for a cold evening. 3.) I could also see this in the summer with my BBQ ribs…

    6 readers - By Wannabe Wino Wine Blog

    Flavors of Fall...Three Craft Brews You'll Love

    …It's time to move from Summer's citrusy beers for a spicy Fall seasonal brew! When you think Fall seasonals you may immediately think pumpkin...which is a popular trend, but there are many other flavors that lend themselves to the season. You may notice German style beers for Fall-Vienna, Malts, and Lagers are a few that come to mind. I like fall…

    2 readers - By Kelly Fugina/ Sipped In California

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

    … thing is wrapped up in a smooth and silky texture. Truth be told, it comes off as a bit one dimensional at first sip but magic happens when you pair it with food. Pasta in red sauce, pizza, beef stew -- it's fantastic with them all. The best part is that we purchased it for just $16, which is the equivalent of a $4 bottle. A Bulk Buy in the truest…

    8 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

    Melting Pot Cooking: Joyce Goldstein and Petite Sirah

    …, ethnic twists. “Korean tacos are a great example,” stated Goldstein, at the symposium. Another example of melting pot cooking is Concannon Vineyard’s Petite Sirah paired with a Cuban beef stew – Ropa Vieja – with California fusion. Petite Sirah braised flank steak with ground cumin and peppercorns among other spices and tasty ingredients, meld…

    5 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

    Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Pairing Recipe

    … Danielak Appellation: Contra Coast County, California Varietal Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Analysis: 13.6% alc/vol Aging: 75% American Oak, 25% French Oak, aged 14 month Filed under: Recipes Tagged: Beef stew, Cabernet, california wine, central coast california wine, Contra Coast wine, cooking with wine, food pairing, recipe, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine recipe, wine tasting, winestyles…

    7 readers - By WineStyles

    ¡Mucho Gusto! Get to know Lagrein

    …It’s been some time since my last “¡Mucho Gusto!,” so today I’d like you to meet Lagrein. If you’re new to Señorita Vino, ¡Mucho Gusto! is an ongoing series of posts about a specific varietal wine. And if you don’t speak the language of Cervantes, mucho gusto translates as “nice to meet you.” I first tasted Lagrein with one of my very first wine…

    2 readers - By Señorita Vino

    2012 Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

    … wanting red meat either way. Beef stew turned out to be the option, and it also turned out to be a great pairing. On the nose I picked up dark fruit, vanilla, and Chinese Five-Spice – anise has always jumped out at me as it reminds me of black licorice which I can’t stand. In the mouth the wine was pleasantly smooth, with the dark fruit flavors being…

    2 readers - By George Perry/ The Good Wine Guru