Wine Pairing

    #winePW 3: Wine for Summer’s Bounty. Will Garnacha Do the Trick?

    Wine for Summer’s Bounty is the theme of this month’s Wine Pairing Weekend  where we, along with other food and wine bloggers, put  a meal together around the theme, select a wine to pair with the meal then write about it. It’s great fun to plan the meal and wine pairing and then to read about the pairings other bloggers planned.

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    Syrah-braised Lamb Shoulder

    INGREDIENTS: • 2 tablespoons ground cumin • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • Salt and freshly ground pepper • One 5-pound boneless lamb shoulder roast, tied • 1 bottle Alberti El Necio Syrah • 4 cups chicken stock or low-sodium broth • 12 thyme sprigs, tied with string DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 350° F.

    5 readers - By WineStyles

      Broccoli and Barley Smoked Paprika Salad

      WineStyles - - 3 readers - INGREDIENTS: • 1 cup pearled barley, rinsed • 3/4 pound broccoli, cut into florets (1 large crown) • 1/4 cup olive oil • 3 large cloves garlic, chopped • 1/2 cup whole raw almonds, chopped • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika • 3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper • 2 big handful baby arugula • 3/4 cup cubed manchego cheese (6 ounces) DIRECTIONS: Add barley to bo.

      Sauvignon Blanc

      Wine Ponder - - 2 readers - By Steve Jacobson – It’s SUMMERTIME!  And I have advocated making a great Sangria for a refreshing wine beverage to cool things off. Another way is to drink SAUVIGNON BLANC.  In my opinion, this is a misunderstood varietal that has often gotten the short end of the wine glass by wine snobs and Chardonnay lovers.

      Low Country Boil

      The Sommelier Update - - 1 readers - It is summer time, and what better to do that have a large group of friends gather together in the mountains, for food and wine? Normally we would have everyone over for a barbecue, and everyone bring some appetizers or side dishes. This time, we decided to something completely different… a low-country boil.

      Crispy Sea Bass with Soba Noodles

      WineStyles - - 1 readers - INGREDIENTS: • 1/2 pound soba noodles • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds • 1/4 cup chicken stock or low-sodium broth • 2 tablespoons soy sauce • 1 teaspoon sugar • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil • 1/2 pound young bok choy, sliced 1/2 inch thick on the diagonal • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger • 1 large garlic clove, minced • 3 scallions, white and light green parts only, th.

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      Low Country Boil

      …It is summer time, and what better to do that have a large group of friends gather together in the mountains, for food and wine? Normally we would have everyone over for a barbecue, and everyone bring some appetizers or side dishes. This time, we decided to something completely different… a low-country boil. Why a low country boil? Cleanup…

      1 readers - By The Sommelier Update

      Crispy Sea Bass with Soba Noodles

      … on the half shell, spicy Thai spring rolls or a salad of endive, goat cheese and crisp green apples. Winemaker: Dan Cederquist Appellation: Russian River Valley, CA Vineyards: Chalk Ridge Varietal Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Analysis: 14.3% alc/vol, 3.14 pH, .65 TA Aging: 100% Stainless steel tanks Filed under: Recipes Tagged: california wine, food pairing, recipe, russian river, russian river valley wine, Sauvignon Blanc, sea bass recipe, silky wine, soba noodles recipe, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine tasting, winestyles…

      1 readers - By WineStyles

      Broccoli and Barley Smoked Paprika Salad

      … and raspberry fruit. A long growing season, very cold nights and low yields helped create a wine that is extremely concentrated, parral vineyard with 70 year old vines. Winemaker: Matteo Viana Appellation: Altamira, Mendoza, Argentina Varietal Blend: 100% Tempranillo Analysis: 15.0% alc/vol Filed under: Recipes Tagged: argentina wine, barley salad, bodega calle, broccoli salad, food pairing, mendoza wines, recipe, tempranillo, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine recipe, wine tasting, winestyles…

      3 readers - By WineStyles

      Syrah-braised Lamb Shoulder

      … and wine finishes round and direct. Winemaker: Matteo Viana Appellation: Alto Agrelo, Argentina Varietal Blend: 100% Syrah Analysis: 15.0% alc/volume Filed under: Recipes Tagged: argentina wines, bodega calle, cooking with wine, food pairing, lamb recipe, mendoza wine, recipe, syrah recipe, syrah wine, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine tasting, winestyles…

      5 readers - By WineStyles

      Sauvignon Blanc

      … By Steve Jacobson – It’s SUMMERTIME!  And I have advocated making a great Sangria for a refreshing wine beverage to cool things off. Another way is to drink SAUVIGNON BLANC.  In my opinion, this is a misunderstood varietal that has often gotten the short end of the wine glass by wine snobs and Chardonnay lovers.   I know… I used to be one…

      2 readers - By Wine Ponder

      #winePW 3: Wine for Summer’s Bounty. Will Garnacha Do the Trick?

      … Wine for Summer’s Bounty is the theme of this month’s Wine Pairing Weekend  where we, along with other food and wine bloggers, put  a meal together around the theme, select a wine to pair with the meal then write about it. It’s great fun to plan the meal and wine pairing and then to read about the pairings other bloggers planned…

      20 readers - By Pull That Cork