Tag Archives: Everyday wine

Wine Review: Root:1 [The Original Ungrafted] 2012 Carménère and Rewined Candle

Have you ever traced your roots? I have. I found it fascinating learning about why and how my family immigrated to the United States. Mostly, they came here for a better life, and a chance to thrive. Well, even grapes have a story. … Continue reading

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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

LaZy Sunday sipping Zardetto Prosecco

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Pepi Winery 2011 Sauvignon Blanc paired with Emeril Lagasse’s Linguine with Seafood

Since 1968 Pepi Winery has been producing white wines sourced from vineyards in California’s cool climate regions. I was delighted to receive a selection of their 2011 wines to review. I decided to prepare Emeril Lagasse’s Linguine with Seafood for … Continue reading

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Posted in Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, food and wine pairing, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, White California Wine, White Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Wine pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

We’ve all heard of Vertical and Horizontal wine tastings, but have you ever participated in a Virtual wine tasting? It’s where you taste actual wine and share your experience via Twitter with others drinking the same wine; wine lovers united … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Malbec, Meritage, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Wine Pairing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Wine Line-Up for your Football Tailgate Table #SundaySupper

Fall, the most wonderful season of all; crisp cool air, sunshine and football. I was raised on football, The New York Football Giants to be specific.  My father began taking my siblings and me to games in the early 60’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chablis, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Port, Shiraz, Sunday Supper, Syrah, White Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Wine & Dine with Schlossadler International Wine Club and #SundaySupper

The Sunday Supper movement welcomes The Schlossadler International Wine Club   as our guest of honor Around the Family Table!  Schlossadler International Wine Club has joined up with our group on Twitter many times on Sunday Evenings offering wine pairing suggestions, … Continue reading

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Posted in Blaufrankisch, Kerner Auslese, Lemberger, Sauvignon Blanc, Sunday Supper, Wine Club | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

2009 Cuvée Alexandre Chardonnay Lapostolle | Exceptionally Paired with Herb Crusted Salmon and Quinoa Estacional

Lapostolle “French in Essence, Chilean by Birth” was founded in 1994 by Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle and her husband Cyril de Bournet, members of the Marnier-Lapostolle legacy renowned for the production of Grand Marnier. Their vision is to make world class … Continue reading

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Wine & Food Festivals, a lifestyle the whole family can enjoy! #SundaySupper

The Sunday Supper movement continues to capture the attention of a wide variety of folks, not just food bloggers and wine lovers. This week we are joined by Merrell, yes the clothing and footwear company! Their philosophy is “We think, … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 5 ~ Pepperwood Grove Chardonnay & Pinot Grigio by Don & Sons

Back with an other round of “Battle of the Boxes”  In this round  we have two contenders; A Heavyweight Big Box: Chardonnay and a Lightweight Tetra Pak: Pinot Grigio, both from the Pepperwood Grove brand from Don & Sons. We’ll … Continue reading

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