This dish pairs beautifully with Syrah (a.k.a. Shiraz), as well as
Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, and red blends. This recipe makes 4
BEEF RIB-EYE WITH SWEET ONION TOPPING
* 2 large beef rib-eye steaks, trimmed
* 1/2 teaspoon salt…
***image2*** Tickets are still available for the 6th annual Russian River Valley Winegrowers Crab & Fennel Fest.
The event is set for Saturday, March 7 at the Hall of Flowers on
the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Calif. A Reception and
Silent Auction will kick things off at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner
from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The fest offers an opportunity to roll up your sleeves, crack fresh Dungeness crab, quaff Russian River Valley wine and…
Bushfire smoke has tainted the fruit of entire vineyards in the
Upper Goulburn Valley and is posing a threat to the Yarra Valley,
Victoria’s premium wine-growing region, The Australian reports.
Vineyard Manager James Cuthbertson fears this year’s entire vintage from the Yarra Valley may be affected by the smoke.
Standing among vines in Murrindindi while Rural Fire Service
firefighters from New South Wales lit backburns in nearby hills,
Cuthbertson said the four…
This recipe, developed by the late James Beard, matches
beautifully with Shiraz (a.k.a. Syrah), Shiraz/Cabernet blends and
Merlot. It serves 6-8.
***image4*** If it says “Champagne” on the bottle, is it really Champagne?
According to the Vignerons & Maisons of Champagne… only if
the wine actually was made from grapes grown in the Champagne region of
That group would like to see vintners in other countries refrain from using the word “Champagne” on their…
Romance need not be relegated to Valentine’s Day exclusively.
In a recent issue of Sunset, the magazine listed a number of “aphrodisiacs” that combine food and wine.
Highlighted were five varieties, including four that exist a bit
below the vinous radar screen. Yet all have been featured by the wine…
If you’re looking for a tangible sign of spring, head to
California wine country during the second half of the annual Napa
Valley Mustard Festival.
Among the remaining events:
* March 7-8 — Mustard, Mud & Music — A Calistoga Jazz
Festival. To be held in downtown Calistoga, at the “top” of the valley.
* March 14-15 — The Marketplace — A Signature Event for…
Our friends at Alexander Valley Vineyards came up with this
wonderful recipe a few years ago. We’ve tried it with Cabernet
Sauvignon (as the recipe calls for), as well as Merlot, Primitivo,
Cabernet Franc and Zinfandel… and every time, it turns out
delicious! It’s best made with an ice cream maker, and if you have such
a machine, it’s extremely easy to assemble. Enjoy!
Moet & Chandon is the exclusive Champagne of the 81st annual
Academy Awards, which culminates with the Oscar presentation tonight.
“Moet & Chandon is synonymous with the glamour of fabulous
celebration, and has a long-standing tradition of being present at
Hollywood’s most prestigious events,” said Mark Cornell, President and
CEO of Moet Hennessy USA. “Through this innovative partnership with the
Academy, Moet & Chandon is thrilled to toast achievement in…
This recipe makes 4 servings, and matches wonderfully with Syrah/Shiraz, Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Merlot and red blends…