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Asparagus and Wine: Together Forever

AsparagusOriginally uploaded by jamesonf One of the worst “truths” about food and wine pairings is that asparagus does not go well with wine. This is completely wrong! Here is a list of wines I would drink with asparagus: Sparkling Wine (Prosecco, Cremant, Champagne) Chenin Blanc (Loire Valley or South Africa) Riesling (dry from Australia or [More]

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Carmenere is a grape that died out in France and has most recently come to prominence as Chile’s go-to red wine grape. I have yet to have a bad Carmenere from Chile; they are cheap and reliable. Flavor-wise, I would say that they are a little earthy, a little smoky, and have a bit of [More]

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