Yearly Archives: 2011

Last Minute New Year’s Eve Sparkling Wine and Champagne Suggestions

Ok, it’s New Year’s Eve. Time to hustle out and get something festive and delicious. My two most recent posts on the Foodista blog have you covered, with 5 ideas for bargain sparkling wine and, for the Champagne lovers, 5 Blanc de Blancs. Photo courtesy epicxero.

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Surprising Wine Parings: Steak Tartare and Spumante

Discovering new and surprising wine pairings certainly keeps my thirst and hunger on full alert, so I was thrilled by the opportunity at a recent lunch to test out the match of steak tartare with a dry Spumante. This particular Italian sparkler, from Cantina di Canelli, was a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and [...]

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Sparkling Rosé For New Year’s Eve

With so many bubbles to choose from for New Year’s Eve, I’m going to hone in on a favorite: sparkling rosé. You’ll probably see both still and sparkling rosé make numerous appearances on this blog, so buckle up. Since there is nothing I love more than sparkling wine (and especially Champagne), and I have year-round [...]

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Welcome to My New Site

I’m a fan of White Burgundy and potato chips. And I like wearing t-shirts and jeans while I drink my fancy French Chardonnay. This pretty much sums up my attitude towards wine that I have refined (or rather, unrefined) since I began blogging about wine in 2004. Now I’ve migrated to a new look and [...]

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