We tasted white and red Burgundies from all 32 Grands Cru vineyards over the course of 6 dinners. They forced me to do it.
Fiano di Avellino and this retro sauce recipe make music together when paired with grilled Salmon. Check it out.
The critics are raving about the 2014 vintage of Sicilian wines. While a healthy dose of skepticism is always in order, I agree with them in this case. Nero d’Avola and the reds from Etna are excellent examples. But give Frappato a try . . . especially paired with this Chicken Marsala dish. Eccezionale!
‘Tis the season to recommend wines for the Holidays. We believe this post is “more complete” than the recommendations provided by your local newspaper or wine merchant.
Have you selected your Thanksgiving wines yet? If not, perhaps this post will help. All the best for a safe and happy Holiday!
The Holidays are nearing, so I thought I’d share with you my recommendations for your special dinners this Season. Cheers!!!
Elevate the humble chicken and serve Coq Au Vin. Julia Childs will show you the way. And pairing this with a beautiful Pinot Noir from California will illustrate why this is a classic combination.
A cult, California Pinot Noir gets smacked down by a Rioja Crianza? Yes, you read that correctly. How? It’s all about the sauce!
Grilled Salmon pairs beautifully with a number of light-styled wines. Choosing one depends on the sauce or salsa accompaniment.
A trifecta: wine-loving guests, killer wines and a great menu! So why wasn’t I thrilled? Here’s how it came down.