Hannibal Lecter loved Chianti. However, we disagree with his suggested food pairing. We posit that Lamb Ragù is the ideal pairing for this delicious Sangiovese from the 2010 vintage.
There’s no better definition of Texas BBQ than a smoked brisket. Succulent, tender and smoky. We like to pair this with an aged Shiraz rather than Zinfandel. Here’s why.
Monumental wines and a killer Short Rib recipe fit for Royalty. What are you waiting for?
Farm-raised Venison Tenderloin – the healthier red meat – is a game-changer. No guilt. Serve it with Green Peppercorn Sauce and Sicily’s noble red wine, Nero d’Avola.
You’ve been grilling steaks for years. But you’ve probably never grilled like this blog post suggests. I posit that this will be your new way to grill Rib-Eye! Check it out.
Have you ever seen a restaurant wine list that offers wines at (or modestly above) retail prices? Rare, right? How about Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Échézeaux 2002 for less than half the current auction price? I found such a place in Buffalo NY.
Love the flavor of a grilled NY Strip Steak, but maybe a little weary of California Cabernet Sauvignon? Go to Spain! Pair that steak with the fruit of 100+ year vines found in Toro in the heartland of España.
Chateauneuf du Pape: Clos des Papes 2005 – Pairing Rating: 9.5 out of 10.0 Secure in our winter retreat in Newport Beach, CA., Trish and I have evaded the snow, ice and cold of Connecticut . . . at least for a while. This is our second winter here and we love it: the sunshine,…
Tagliata – thinly sliced beefsteak drizzled with an herb-infused oil, served over a bed of arugula – is our favorite interpretation of steak salad. Try this with a Cabernet Franc from Chinon.
Cavalotto is a superb producer of Barolo and Barbara. This wine dinner at Morello Bistro in Greenwich, CT, exemplified why Barolo is called the King of Wines and the Wine of Kings!