Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

    …:// . Where I live in Okanagan wine country for many that means the real work begins. I’ll see less of my winemaker friends for a while as they divine those precious grapes into that magic elixir of BC wine we love. I use the word “divine” consciously. It’s not that I think the process just happens rather I appreciate that it takes…

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    Some Last Minute BC Wines for Thanksgiving

    … with ripe cherries and vanilla flavours. Sweet cherry finish. Wine Pairings for Roast Ham Roast ham is also quite full flavoured. It has some sweetness to it, and can have other flavours such as some smokiness, depending on how it’s prepared. Riesling is a nice pairing with ham; think Alsatian food. I think a Cabernet Franc, Gamay or Pinot Noir…

    1 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

    Great Northwest Destinations: Alexandria Nicole Cellars

    … and other special guests are allowed in. “I wanted to provide something extra for (wine club members),” Boyle said. “Something exclusive. The hidden door is kind of fun, and people really like it.” Nearly a decade ago, Boyle was one of the first Columbia Valley wineries to open a second tasting room in Woodinville. He started in the Warehouse…

    4 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

    More Thanksgiving Wines

    … Chef Dave Schy’s savory and delectable dishes rocked the crowd at our November food and wine dinner this past Sunday at Cooking with Class. The energy buzzed around the demonstration kitchen as guests kept Chef and I busy tossing around Thanksgiving tips, ideas and stories. The wine picks for our holiday-themed dishes were Secateurs 2012…

    12 readers - By Write on Wines

    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

    Thanksgiving Wines

    … We took four wines on a Thanksgiving test drive at the October food and wine pairing dinner last week at Cooking with Class – an Australian white, an Italian rosé and two southern hemisphere reds. In the end, it was a photo finish as each wine held its own as a pairing contender for Thanksgiving dishes. As with so many other aspects of wine…

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