Posts Tagged ‘wine’

White Wine Can Be The Right Wine All The Time

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
A lot of people are put off by wine because of all the restrictions and rules they think it has. They are told that you can only drink certain wines with specific foods, or that there are some wines you can only drink during certain times of the year. It is true that some wines are better suited to particular foods than others, and there are a very Read The Post [...]

Finding Your Way Around The Many Lands Of Wine Country

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
By Jack Terry No matter what it is that you are looking to experience, whether it is a certain type of food, a particular style of architecture or art, or the perfect vacation, there is always going to be that one place that everyone says you have to go to have the best. These places become almost mythological the way people talk about them (even Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wines – A Popular Merlot From Australia

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Over the past several years we have reviewed lots of Merlots, and lots of Australian wines including a few from a giant wine producer, Lindeman's. This winery was founded in by a physician who believed in the health powers of wine. His popular line of nine varietals sell an almost unbelievable one million bottles a week. Our companion wine is a Kosher Read The Post [...]

Classic Italian Food And Wine Pairings – Sardinia Dishes And White Wine

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Sardinia is an island in southern Italy situated to the southwest of Rome. Its climate is subtropical and more than half of Sardinia is devoted to pasture land. Culturally this island is decades away from the rest of Italy. Perhaps for this reason Sardinia is a great tourist destination. Surely for other reasons it has become quite popular with the Read The Post [...]

Classic Italian Food And Wine Pairings – Red Wine And Sardinia Dishes

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Pairing food and wine. Or should we say pairing wine and food? These articles will help you select the appropriate wine to bring out the best in your favorite dishes. Each article in this series briefly presents several related dishes and proposes various wines for each of the dishes. The best news is that many of our suggestions involve relatively Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Near-Weekly Review Of $15 Wine – A Merlot Blend From Israel

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
This Israeli Merlot actually contains a fair amount of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. I'll tell you more about that later. It's Kosher and Mevushal, which means it was flash pasteurized, a procedure that doesn't seem to affect the taste as per the original intentions. The head of the winery died in 2012 at the age of 88. He came from a family that had been Read The Post [...]

Finest Wine And Fowl Pairings, Part 2

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
It can be quite worthwhile to spend a little extra time, and perhaps extra money to match your wine and food. Cooking game birds, including pheasants, is somewhat different from cooking other meats. Keep in mind that pheasants don't have nearly the same amount of fat as conventional chickens, so make sure the birds do not dry out. Because of their gamy Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wines – A Carmenere Signed Chile’s Rapel Valley

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
We have reviewed several Chilean wines, most of them inexpensive. Today's offering comes from the Rapel Valley of central Chile, responsible for almost a quarter of Chilean wine production including some fancy ones. This valley is flanked by two mountain ranges and the local soil is loamy with clay. These hand picked Carmenere grapes were 60% aged in Read The Post [...]

Regional Italian Food And Wine Pairings – White Wine And Piedmont Dishes

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Unlike most regions of Italy, Piedmont in northern Italy is landlocked. This means that fish and seafood play a lesser role in the excellent Piedmont cuisine than they may in many other Italian regions. For centuries Piedmont belonged to the French kingdom of Savoy. So you can definitely expect French influence in Piedmont cuisine such as the extensive Read The Post [...]

Which Wine Goes With Chicken Pairings, Part 2

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
It can be quite worthwhile to spend a little extra time, and perhaps a little extra money to match your wine and food. Chicken Kiev consists of boned chicken breast pounded and rolled around cold unsalted butter, then breaded and fried. It is also known as Chicken Supreme. And it is supreme. Some add garlic and even cheese or vegetables to the butter. Read The Post [...]