Monthly Archives: September 2010
Jump to the Foodista blog, where I take a stroll down memory lane. A tale of Chicago and Vouvray!
Here are the wines for the October 13th event. I’ll be one of dozens of wine bloggers focusing on this great lineup of Chilean Red Blends. The last one, which was all Chilean Sauv Blancs, was a blast; I think everyone participating turned it into a party with food and friends present. I’m working on [...]
As a Wine Guy I am supposed to love Riesling, German Riesling in particular. These are some of the best, longest-lived, most complex, historical, food-compatible, wines in the world. But it’s rare that I drink it. Why, I don’t know. I prefer dry whites? Probably. But, in a nod to Therry Theise (whose catalog you [...]
Read all about it on my latest post on the Foodista Blog. Great stuff! I know, who needs a $30 Vermentino? You do!
A mushroom omelet and a White Burgundy with a few years of age on it is one of my all-time favorite food and wine parings. Yours? Oh, and how do you clean your mushrooms? It can be a contentious issue.
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I can’t remember the last time I drank red wine two days in a row without food being involved, but I’m trying to adapt to the weather. As much as I liked the Alma Negra, which you can read about in my latest post for the Foodista blog, the 2007 Viu Manent Syrah El Olivar [...]
I’ll give you my answer tomorrow on the Foodista blog. But please put your answer in the comments.
I can’t say that I get too excited about $30 Washington Viognier, but there are people out there who want it and I’m more than happy to sell it to them. I do, however, have to say something about the 2008 Mark Ryan Crazy Mary Mourvedre. Mark’s version got my attention; this is a grape [...]
I have a new post on the Foodista blog about what do do with all the blackberries I just bought at the farmers market. Now I’m thinking I should just add some sugar, puree them, and make mimosas. Or get some gin. Your thoughts?