Monte Bello Noir? It was a dark and stormy night. Except it wasn’t. What it actually was, was a warm and sunny morning, with the low sun casting rays through the gauze of morning haze that lightly veiled the vineyards… Read More ›
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
Greetings all! Readers of this blog may be familiar with a series of postings we’ve run over the past couple of years; our “What’s Up Lunch?” series, in which we document unique luncheon pairings with our wines. Well, I’m not… Read More ›
There is a great deal of culinary mojo percolating at Ridge Vineyards these days; tendrils of gourmand dew twinkling morning leaves, wisps of foodie mist twisting through siesta trees, an epicurean moon, halo’d with the light of evening kitchens. We’re hungry, we’re cooking,… Read More ›
As you may know, I am a lover of the “unorthodox” when it comes to pairing wine and food. And by “unorthodox,” I do not mean, for example, molecular gastronomy. I do not consider “foam” to be unorthodox at this time…. Read More ›
It’s 2012 now. Twelve months, twelve First Fridays. One done, eleven to go. It was a beautiful evening on the mountain … And First Friday was nearly afoot … The nibbles were nigh … Including my 2006 Lytton Estate Grenache-infused… Read More ›