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Category Archives: Pairing Wine With Food
When one thinks of drinking at tailgates, wine is not the first beverage that comes to mind. Beer probably ranks top of the list for most, though for me tailgate means bourbon & coke. Okay, maybe not anymore, but it did 10 years ago back in my days at UVA. … More
Pairing food & wine is not a science. It has a lot to do with personal preference and tastes, so there are no cut and dry rules. Occasionally you’ll get a pairing that makes you say “WOW!” By the same token, you will occasionally find a pairing that makes your … More
Though not my top resolution, or even one that I write down every year, I do try to do this often – drink more bubbly. More specifically, drink it with food. Sure, we have it at weddings and on New Year’s Eve, but why don’t we open sparkling wine … More
Mike and I recently had the opportunity to spend some time in the kitchen with Chef Ruth van Waerebeek, the Executive Winery Chef at Concha y Toro in Chile. We tasted some delicious wines and cooked some delectable treats for the holidays.
Chef Ruth likes to pair her foods to … More
Some people are seasonal drinkers, choosing wines that match the weather. I tend to be one of those people. Summer = crisp whites; Winter = hearty reds. Granted, I mix it up a bit as there is never a bad time for most wines. This past couple of weeks, it’s … More