Just a quick note to let you know, in case you haven’t checked in on our website recently, that there is a brilliant “From Our Reserves” web-only offer on the 1994 Geyserville that’s just gone live! (You can find the… Read More ›
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
All I’m saying is I admit I can get get a little carried away with the whole winespeak routine, the minutae of food pairing intricacies, the foodie obsessiveness, etc. So all I’m ALSO saying, is that sometimes, you just gots… Read More ›
So, I realize this is logistically relevant only for those of you who are proximal to Half Moon Bay in California, but the real reason I wanted to post about this dinner is because I thought the Chef’s pairings were… Read More ›
These are the moments I live for; at table with my beautiful wife and my wonderful parents, before an unimaginably fine spread of food, and a bottle of 1997 Monte Bello gently decanting. Truly magical, heart-warming, and soulful. Let’s begin with… Read More ›
The Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello inspires a lot of things, and per some research I did online today, one thing it certainly seems to inspire is inspired food pairings! Take a look at just a few of the items I came up with:… Read More ›
Fifty years ago, Maximilian Riedel could have been a standout example of that archetypal staple of the American Retail frontier, the Traveling Salesman. I marvel at the amount of miles this Guru of Glassware logs in pursuit of his evangelical mission… Read More ›
I had the great pleasure of spending Thursday evening at decarolis design & marketing in San Jose as “wine host” for a Wine & Jazz themed event, courtesy of an invitation from Vince DeCarolis, principal and founder of the company…. Read More ›
The Beet Generation -or- We Got The Beet -or- Bestill My Beeting Heart -or- Grilled Beets And Petite Sirah, Oh My!
So there I was, standing in the kitchen, trying to decide what to make for dinner, and my missus said, “That reminds me, I need to use those beets …” But her particular and special treatment of beets is a… Read More ›