WINES of the MIDDLE EAST-JORDAN

“Yella, yella”.  That’s a phrase I heard a lot when I was growing up.  A Middle Eastern family had moved to our neighborhood in the late 1960s. There were three girls and one boy, and they became a big part of our neighborhood, a tiny cul-du-sac with a gang of kids numbering nearly 15.  Whenever…

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Red Meat with Red Wine

Red with red, we’ve heard that phrase many times.  It’s written in Chapter 1 of many a wine/food pairing book. But how many of us take matching a step further, considering the manner in which the beef is cooked? I periodically read portions of the book, Taste Buds and Molecules: The Art and Science of…

Revolution

I recently did a side by side tasting of some wines produced by local Sacramento winery, Revolution.  I should mention that I haven't loved their wines in the past, but have found their Port to be interesting.  I also don't care for Chardonnay, in general.  I've tasted in their tasting room and attended one of their wine…