Category Archives: Viognier

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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Wine reviews: #WineChat with Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association

Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association recently gathered six Wineries and twelve Wine Bloggers to host their first Coast-to-Coast Wine Chat. Readers of Wine Everyday are familiar with the format, tasting and tweeting our impressions of the wines and then summing … Continue reading

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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

Big House White Wine Trio – Because Summer Never Really Ends

That’s right, just because the calendar says it’s Fall is no reason to put away your whites! Readers of Wine Everyday already know about Big House wines. Their Red Box Wine won out many of our readers. Now is time … Continue reading

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Posted in Albarino, Big House White, Big House Wines, Boxed Wine, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Muscat Canelli, Pino Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, White California Wine, White Wine, Wine, Wine Pairing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Caliente wines from South America!

Caliente: translation ‘hot’; as in hot-sellers. Thanks to the popularity and our current love affair with Malbec, it has opened us up to other tremendous wine values from South America.  Here is a list of some South American wines I’ve tried with … Continue reading

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Posted in 12most, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Torrontes, Viognier | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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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Posted in 12most, Albarino, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir, Port, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2011 Angel Food ~ Another Unique Wine from Cupcake Vineyards

Introducing winemaker Adam Richardson’s “Angel Food” white blended wine; made with Chardonnay and other white varietals, including Viognier. With aromatic notes of pear and vanilla; and creamy flavors of cake batter (complete with the taste of the stainless steel cake … Continue reading

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Perrin Reserve Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2010 ~ A white for all seasons

Produced by the Perrin Family with nearly a century of wine making legacy, and grapes sourced from the southern region of France near Cairanne and Joquieres, this full bodied, yet fresh, white wine is a blend of 50% Grenache Blanc, … Continue reading

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Posted in Cotes du Rhone, Viognier, Wine, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Quick Sips ~ Santa Julia Viognier

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Julia Zuccardi earlier this year while debuting her line of [+] wines. One wine we did not have the opportunity to explore at that time was her Viognier.  Typically grown in the Rhone River … Continue reading

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On the heals of Malbec World Day, Julia Zuccardi brings her Santa Julia+ wines to select US cities for début.

Julia Zuccardi, in her role as family ambassador, visited five US cities this month to introduce the new Santa Julia +  wines, as well as unveiling the new look of the Organica and Reserva lines.  She was accompanied by Ana … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Rose, Torrontes, Viognier | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment