Wine Pairing

    Who’s On Thirst?

    … Who’s On Thirst? In honor of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory, today’s blog pays homage to baseball’s greatest dialogue. Good help can be hard to find in a wine store. I once told an employee to be careful with a bottle of 1927 Fonseca Vintage Port and he said, “Don’t worry boss, I’ll treat it like it’s brand new!” Perhaps…

    1 readers - By Don Carter/ winesnark.com

    New Wine Class: What's My Wine?

    … New Wine Class: What's My Wine? If you’ve ever left a blind tasting feeling totally clueless about wine, here’s your chance to fine-tune your wine savvy. Join me at 6 pm this Thursday, October 30th at Cooking with Class for our first wine class of the season and leave cluelessness behind for good. The new series, dubbed…

    2 readers - By Write on Wines

    Halloween for Wine and Candy Lovers

    … Have you considered pairing candy with wine? Usually this topic comes up when talking about chocolate pairings. Numerous wineries offer chocolate and wine pairings. What about all the different types of Halloween candy, whether you are thinking about Skittles, licorice or candy corn? Is it possible to pair wines with seasonal Halloween candies…

    5 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

    Football - Wine & Wing Pairings

    … you like yours? The first thing I think about pairing wings with is beer. Sometimes the beer just doesn't cut it with me if the wings are too hot, then I reach for the semi-sweet Riesling. The sweetness in the Riesling will cool the heat in my mouth for a bit. (until the next bite) I found this nice infographic on DrinkUpRoot and thought of passing it along for your wing and wine pairings during football season. Let me know what wines you pair with your wings? by uproot. …

    7 readers - By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

    Costero Bay Chardonnay

    … DOVER SOLE WITH BROWNED CAPER BUTTER INGREDIENTS: • 4 Dover Sole Fillets • 1 Cup Flour • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper • 3 Tablespoons Butter, unsalted • White Wine • 1 Lemon, juiced • 2 Tablespoons Capers • 2 Tablespoons Parsley Leaves, chopped • Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper…

    2 readers - By WineStyles

    Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Pairing Recipe

    … and simmer, uncovered, until beef and vegetables are tender and sauce thickens, about 30 minutes. Recipe courtesy of Cambridge Cellars. Limited Cambridge Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Central Coast, California Cambridge California Cellars was founded by Kim and Bruce Cunningham – two Aussies who were drawn to northern California people and place. They have…

    7 readers - By WineStyles

    Gold rated wine paired with Grilled Filet Mignon

    … full-flavored Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, McLaren Vale has almost the perfect climate for grape growing: warm summers, low humidity, good winter rain and long autumns to ensure that grapes achieve ripeness, flavor, acid and balance. Filed under: Recipes Tagged: australian wine, Ben Riggs, Cabernet, cooking with wine, filet mignon, food pairing, grilled steak recipe, mclaren vale, merlot, Mr. Riggs, recipe, Shiraz, Three Corner Jack, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine recipe, wine tasting, winestyles…

    5 readers - By WineStyles

    Grilled Flank Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce

    … on the center of grill and sear 5 to 8 minutes per side for rare to medium rare, testing by pressing the meat with a finger: The spongier the meat feels, the rarer it is cooked. Remove from the grill and allow to rest, very loosely tented with aluminum foil, 5 to 10 minutes, to allow the juices to reabsorb into the meat. Slice the flank steak…

    6 readers - By WineStyles

    Don’t Be So Sensitive; Sensory Adaptation & Wine Tasting.

    … Don’t Be So Sensitive; Sensory Adaptation & Wine Tasting. Note; I haven’t been posting much lately because a few weeks ago I took a spill and had to have surgery on my Achilles tendon. I’m on the mend and I’ve learned you shouldn’t text and play rugby (or in my case, text and walk down stairs). Chapter Two, Part Seven. As a regular…

    By Don Carter/ winesnark.com

    #winePW 4: Sicily

    … When David posted the theme for the September #winePW (wine pairing weekend) both Pete and I knew right away we wanted to participate. This month’s theme, Regional Food and Wine Pairings, leaves a whole world full of regions to consider. We pretty quickly narrowed our choice to Sicily. We are planning to visit Sicily next year and have already…

    4 readers - By Pull That Cork

    Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

    … Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe by: Courtney Flood This recipe is a great dish to feed a crowd. It can be prepared completely in advance and easily doubled without any extra effort. It’s also an easy wine-pairing dish. It is great to use some of the fall vegetable bounty. Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 3 medium zucchini (or summer squash) 6…

    3 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

    An Apple and Wine Pairing Experience at a Country Market

    …, and feed the ducks in outdoor ponds. The facilities’ most popular products include apples, cider, cheese, and fudge.” Read more at http://winetrailtraveler.com/newyork/flycreekcidermill.php Terhune Orchards, New Jersey “Terhune Orchards is much more than a large orchard. Today Terhune Orchards has acres and acres of orchards, a large farm market…

    1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

    Washington state wine auction week, Journey to Walla Walla

    … state and 2011 Feathers. Sleight of Hand Cellars, owner is Trey Bush this is a fun and exciting winery taking after their owner and the best way I can describe it is that he makes serious good juice. If you can find it you should buy it. Va Piano vineyards established in 1999 and the owner is Justin they make a few different wines at this winery…

    5 readers - By The Minority Wine Report

    Low Country Boil

    … is simply a combination of potatoes, corn, onion, sausage and seafood (stick to shrimp, crab, lobster, or crayfish). The best thing is that is serves a large crowd, and in our case, everyone brought their own seafood to add to the pot. Two of us supplied the veggies and sausages, and everyone brought their favorite wine. ..and there was plenty…

    1 readers - By The Sommelier Update
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