Thanksgiving

    Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

    …RBuchanan photo: View south over Okanagan Lake toward Summerland, Naramata and Peachland as autumn arrives. Lately when it comes to my personal blog, I’ve been following the first half of Ernest Hemingway’s advice well. However, I’ve not been delivering so much on the second part of his advice to “Live it up so you can write it down.” In autumn…

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    Some Last Minute BC Wines for Thanksgiving

    … flavour. You need a wine that can stand up on it’s own and complement the roasted flavours. A lightly oaked Chardonnay is one choice, an aromatic Pinot Gris, or if you prefer red, a juicy Merlot, a Gamay Noir or Pinot Noir (see my Ham pairing wines). A few that I’ve tasted over the past year: Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Chardonnay 2009 ($25). Light pear…

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    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 Chenin…

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    What Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

    …) a nice glass of wine. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, of course. While there are other important days on the American calendar (Labor Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July), none has a specific ritual of consumption like this particular one. Enlarge Image Illustration by Marc Rosenthal for The Wall Street Journal The wine served at Thanksgiving…

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    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…

    By Write on Wines