Yearly Archives: 2010

I Finally Write About Sparkling Vouvray

Jump to the Foodista blog, where I take a stroll down memory lane. A tale of Chicago and Vouvray! 0

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Chilean Red Blends: Upcoming Blogger Tasting

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 [More]

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Why Am I Not Drinking More Riesling?

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 [More]

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Corsican Vermentino, Anyone?

Read all about it on my latest post on the Foodista Blog. Great stuff! I know, who needs a $30 Vermentino? You do! 0

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Mushrooms and White Burgundy

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.     0

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I Love Cassagnoles Gros Manseng

That is all. 0

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Another Killer South American Red

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 [More]

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What Wine Would You Drink On A Day Like This?

I’ll give you my answer tomorrow on the Foodista blog. But please put your answer in the comments. 0

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