Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Pairing Recipe

    …BEEF STEW with MUSHROOMS and RED POTATOES INGREDIENTS: • 3 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1 pound medium-size mushrooms • 1 pound small (1 to 1 1/2-inch) red potatoes, scrubbed • 2 1/2 cups canned beef broth…

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    ¡Mucho Gusto! Get to know Lagrein

    …,” are the terms used to distinguish red Lagrein from the rosé version, which is called “Lagrein Rosato” or “Lagrein Kretzer.” FOODS I LOVE: The firm tannins in Lagrein make this a great match for meaty dishes. Think New York steak, carnitas, beef stew, prosciutto, wild boar. It’s nice with aged cheeses, too. DO TRY THIS AT HOME: You can find Lagrein…

    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 The Good Wine Guru