Category Archives: Grenache

Thanksgiving Wine dilemma: White or Red? I say both!

There’s been so much chatter this week about “the perfect wine pairing for Thanksgiving”. We want everything perfect for our guests; the food, the table setting, the decorations and the wine. Well, not to bust your bubble but there is … Continue reading

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Posted in Finger Lakes Region, food and wine pairing, Grenache, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Syrah, Tannat, Viognier, Wine Pairing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Quesadilla and Grilled Pizza’s are abundant for this #SundaySupper with Katie Workman and Mom 100 Cookbook

This Sunday Supper food bloggers across the nation are featuring recipes from  Katie Workman’s Mom 100 Cookbook.  Katie makes one thing clear, feeding our families doesn’t have to be stressful.  A wife and mother of two who worked in publishing … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Grenache, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Port, Red Blend, Sauvignon Blanc, Sunday Supper, Syrah | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 4 ~ 2011 Big House Red

Round four of “Battle of the Boxes”.  If ever a box wine will ‘hold you captive‘ Big House Red will! Winemaker Georgetta Dane who playfully refers to herself as ‘Warden’ produces a variety of wines a stones throw from the … Continue reading

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Posted in Battle of the Boxes, Boxed Wine, Grenache, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Red Blend, Red Table Wine, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Exploring wines from “Down Under” An evening of blind tasting of Australian Wines

Adding even more competition to NFL Championship games this past Sunday, we amassed an assembly of wines from “Down Under”. The competition was a blind tasting of four wines from Southern Australia. The wine line up included wines readily available … Continue reading

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’09 La Cabotte Cotes Du Rhone Colline

This light and refreshing white blend from Rhone Valley is a 100% Bio-Dynamic wine made with Grenache Blanc, Clairette & Viogner. Taste of grapefruit and plum make this a great sipping wine, but don’t under-estimate this white it will pair very well with … Continue reading

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