Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Sandwich for Zinfandel Lovers

     Normally, we wouldn’t recommend serving Zinfandel with a roast
beef sandwich. Such a sandwich is more suited to Pinot Noir or Syrah.
But when you had some green onion and horseradish sour cream to the
sandwich, the added “zip” makes Zinfandel the perfect choice. This
recipe makes 3/4 cup.


Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Add Some Zip to Bowl Game Sandwiches

     A great way to watch the bowl game of your choice on New Year’s
Day is with your favorite submarine sandwich and a nice, cold glass of
wine – Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling… whatever
you like.

     Particularly if you’re serving Sauvignon Blanc, a splash of olive
vinaigrette can really make the sandwich… and the wine…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Post-Holiday Gifts… To You, From You

     So… was Santa good to you this morning?

     Did he bring you everything you wanted? Or did sitting on his lap at the mall turn out to be just another holiday scam?

     Oops… sorry. Didn’t mean for any “bah-humbug” to sneak into today’s posting…

     Look, none of us got EVERYTHING we asked for. That’s why the
stores have After-Christmas Sales. (Okay, okay… we know that’s not
the real…

Posted in Wine Buzz

The Great Glassware Debate

    QUESTION: I’ve heard that I should use different glasses for red wines and white wines. Is this true?

     ANSWER: It’s not absolutely necessary. After all, traditionally, Italians drank their wine in tumblers.

     That said, using the right glass for a particular type of wine definitely can enhance the…

Posted in Wine FAQ
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