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Category Archives: Pairing Wine With Food
I admit, in my college days at an ACC school, I never drank wine at a tailgate. It wasn’t
even an option. My red solo cup was a watered down mix of bourbon and coke, just like everyone else. Now that I’m older, and more mature (I hope), I find … More
In case you missed it, Buitoni USA is running a Wine Wednesday sweepstakes where they are giving away Wine.com gift cards. Kind of a no brainer – sign up and you’re entered to win a $25 gift card to Wine.com!
In case you are unfamiliar with Buitoni, the company produces … More
I’ve often heard stories of places, magical places, beyond San Francisco where temperatures rise above 70 degrees for extended periods of time, known as seasons. I once had relatives visit from Michigan who packed nothing but shorts to wear, ignoring our warnings that San Francisco is not a very warm … More
You know it’s a good day when you manage to sample some of California’s cutting edge wines and eat some stomach charring Sonoma Jack Habanero Jack cheese in a single afternoon. Woo hoo!
Two of life’s greatest pleasures can be the hardest to pair together. Wine and chocolate are both decadent and pleasurable and a delight to have together, when done correctly. Sweet chocolate with tannic wine can make the wine taste bitter and is a match to avoid. You need to balance … More