For Dinner Last Night …

Chopped Romaine salad, with halved green Santa Barbara olives (stored in water, not oil or vinegar) and fresh basil threads, topped with Ricotta, and a smoked onion and balsamic dressing …

Crostini topped with a puree/spread comprised of spinach, carrots, corn, parmiggiano, olive oil, oregano, basil, crushed red pepper, garlic, salle alla herbe (Italian herb salt), and cabernet …

Organic wild chanterelle mushroom ravioli under a simple, spicy red sauce (tomatoes, onions, garlic, cabernet, olive oil, Italian red pepper powder, sugar) …

Served with 2007 Ridge Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Cabernet/Merlot, double-decanted and aerated for 24 hours …


Categories: Food & Wine Pairing

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  1. Well ………..
    Not last night, but Monday, I had a confit of duck with a 2007 Lytton Springs; my wife had a fish platter served with a 2007 Ridge Chardonnay. In the next room was a certain Mr Paul Draper …….. It was the big Wine Society tasting, here in London. We tasted 11 Ridge wines, including the wine of the night, the 2007Geyserville Essence. What a shame we are denied the pleasure of a few – it is only available in the US.

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