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2011 Mosel Valley Riesling | Cupcake Vineyards

Since 2008 Cupcake Vineyards have been producing wines from California’s Central Coast, Italy, New Zealand and Argentina. I’ve had the opportunity to review their Angel Food , Red Velvet and Prosecco wines; with the Angel Food being my most popular … Continue reading

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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Wine ~ #SundaySupper Herb & Wine Pairing

The most frequently asked question I get is “What is the perfect wine to pair with fill-in-the-blank?” I have to break the news to them that nothing is perfect, but with a little thought we can come pretty close. I’ve … 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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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 3 ~ R. Müller 2010 Riesling Germany

Round three of “Battle of the Boxes”.  Will our third time in the ring with Box Wine be the ‘Charmer’? Let’s see…. First Sip Aromas of pear; with a soft creamy texture. The sweetness level of this wine is slight, … 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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The sweeter side of Rieslings from New York’s Finger Lakes region

What to serve at an early morning breakfast tailgating? Generally, it’s Mimosa, Bloody Mary’s and lots of Champagne. But last weekend I switched things up and surprised my fellow tailgaters. While there was a lone bottle of Champagne, it got … Continue reading

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Rieslings from New York’s Finger Lakes Region ~ Welcome to the Dry side

…And, no, I don’t mean dry as in non-alcoholic. Question: What makes a Riesling Dry? Answer:  Knowing when to harvest the grapes.  Harvesting later than normal will result in the grapes having higher sugar levels.  Higher sugar level produces sweeter … Continue reading

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