Monthly Archives: April 2010

Plan Ahead for Memorable Wine Experiences

     If you’ve been putting off that wine-focused vacation for whatever reason, it’s time to get out there and smell the roses… and sniff the wine.

     One of my great pleasures in this job is sharing wine-tasting opportunities with you, and this week here on, we have several to tell you about.

     Tomorrow, log on to learn about a special event in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley that will focus exclusively on single-vineyard wines….

Posted in Editor's Journal

A Recipe for White AND Red Wine Lovers

     Sharing a bottle of wine can sometimes be problematic if one person prefers white wines and the other prefers reds.

     Here’s a recipe to bridge the gap and create food-and-wine pairing peace in our time. Try it with Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Noir… or both.

     This recipe makes 5 servings…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Springtime Is Salad Time

     As the days warm up, we’re eating lighter and, hopefully, healthier.

     Here’s a tasty dish that can be whipped up in just minutes, and pairs

perfectly with a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

     This recipe makes 4 servings…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

How to Spend Your Tax Refund

     Have money coming back this year from Uncle Sam?

     Lucky you!

     Please send your checks or money orders to: Robert Johnson, Editor,, c/o of the Web site.

     (Just kidding!)

     If you’re planning a bit of a splurge with your refund, here are two suggestions…

Posted in Wine Cellar Notes
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