Tag Archives: Port

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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Cooking with wine? Here are ’12 Most Wine-tastic Meals’ for you to try. Bon Appétit!

Wine and food are practically inseparable in my life. Cooking with wine is essential if you want to make any of these traditional dishes, omitting the wine will produce a shallow image of the original dish. Some folks believe you … Continue reading

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Wines to pair with your holiday Turkey

Thanksgiving is well behind us, but the Turkey is still a centerpiece at many Christmas dinner tables. If your December holiday menu will include Turkey, Duck or a Truducken, take a look at this article I wrote on Thanksgiving Wines … Continue reading

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Terra d’Oro Zinfandel Port ~ just in time for the holidays!

In my house, holidays begin with Champagne and end with Port. Traditional Port wine is produced in Portugal and is encumbered with numerous wine laws that can make your head spin if you try to sort them all out. Just … Continue reading

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’66 Porto Rocha Colheita

With hints of woodsy leather and a plum rind flavor, this very old porto still delivers a powerful finish.  Enjoying it very much with Triple Creme & Blue Cheese. If you can track it down figure about $ 220, knowing … Continue reading

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Best of Thanksgiving leftovers -’91 Dow

We had no turkey or stuffing leftover, only 1/2 of a wonderful bottle of ’91 Dow Vintage Port.  Please don’t feel sorry for me!  Digging thru the refrigerator I was grateful to also find the remainder of the cheese platter (‘stinky … Continue reading

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