Appetizer & Wine Pairings

I was recently  asked to pair wines with gorgeous appetizers from Selland's Market in Sacramento.  Click on the link below and flip through this online edition of Kidaround Magazine to find the article where I offer basic tips for pairing, as well as specifics for these particular foods.  There are some beautiful accompanying photos by Penny Sylvia.  The…

Wine Appreciation Class in Sacramento

For those of you located in the area, I would love for you to consider attending Wine Appreciation: Discovering Unique Varietals.  I will be teaching this class through the Sacramento Natural Food Co-op in Midtown on Saturday, November 3rd from 3-5 p.m.  We'll cover tasting techniques and apply them to some whites and reds you…

Fine Tune Your Perception of Aromas in Wine

Last year while browsing at photos on the internet, I caught a partial glimpse of this poster hanging on a wall in a french winery—I simply had to have it.  I went on a lengthy quest to identify the French producer and supplier.  Ultimately, my bilingual brother, was able to navigate a French website and order it from overseas.  It is…