Tag Archives: Chardonnay

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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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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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

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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Napa Cellars Reserve Wines ~ small production wines by Joe Shirley

A question I get often is “What does it mean when the label says Reserve?  Is it really worth it or is it just an excuse to jack up the price?” My answer is “Maybe, sometimes.” Some winemakers may overuse … Continue reading

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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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Joining us for #SundaySupper this week is Cristina Ferrare!

Cristina Ferrare is joining us this week as we continue to bring back Sunday Supper around the family table! The movement that has gained nationwide attention is celebrating dishes from Cristina’s fifth cookbook Big Bowl of Love.  The meals have … 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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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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Napa Cellars ~ award-winning varietals by winemaker Joe Shirley

I often host wine tasting events showcasing one varietal, comparing 3 or 4 different bottles  ending in a declaration of the best bottle of the night. I also enjoy hosting tasting events that showcase one winemaker and their suite of … Continue reading

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