Wine Pairings for the Apocalypse….I Share a Fun Read.

One of the things I love about blogging is sharing some of my discoveries with you faithful readers.  This little ditty is a nice break from the norm….xoSB The world has ended, or just about. Now, what wine do you drink with broiled rats and steamed slug? By Sarah Miller Adam FosterThat doesn’t look like a…

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Laissez Les Bon Temp Rouler!

Let the Good Times Roll.  It's Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday.  If you are lucky enough to savor some Cajun food today, keep these wine pairing suggestions in mind; they'll make for a memorable gastronomic experience.  As a general rule:  Spicy food likes Sweet wine….the spicier the dish, the sweeter the wine.  Try an off-dry Gewurztraminer…

Today is National Drink Wine Day…Who Knew?

Just cruising around on the internet this afternoon and stumbled upon this interesting fact:  Today, Saturday, February 18th  is National Drink Wine Day, 2012.  I'm thinking I should have known that. It's a perfect excuse for us all, and it's 5:00p somewhere, right?  Let us know what you will drink on this auspicious occasion.  xoxoSusan

Identifying Wine

I have been working to develop my tasting skills for many years.  Wine has been a hobby of mine for such a long time, actually, going on 20 years.   I have vastly improved my varietal identification  in blind tastings, and I can pick up many nuanced aromas in a wine’s bouquet.  Now, to you all,  I confess, like the best…

A Perfect Wine Moment

Have you ever just had a moment, a perfect wine-drinking moment?   I certainly have… and one of those times was a few weeks ago while wine tasting with our friends Ed and Katie.  Actually, when I think about it, it seems we are always “wine tasting” with Ed and Katie; well, I am anyway, Doug is usually…