Monthly Archives: May 2012

Beyond Beer for Barbecue

Did you know there are more daylight hours during the month of June than in any other month? That is, of course, if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, get ready for the darkest month of the year. But we pr…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

There’s More to Idaho Than Potatoes

Known for its breathtaking wilderness and perhaps more famously for its potatoes, Idaho also is home to a fast-growing wine industry and award-winning wines. Nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Snake River, the Idaho wine regions nurture t…

Posted in Wine Region Profiles

Pairing Wine With Tomato Sauce

When learning how to cook, one of the first “recipes” we typically are taught is for spaghetti. It makes perfect sense, since preparing spaghetti is, basically, an extension of learning how to boil water. We cook the pasta in very hot water, and w…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes, Wine Tips

Willamette Valley Ready to Roll Out the Barrels

You know the summer wine touring season has arrived when “Memorial Weekend in the Wine Country” takes place in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The 22nd annual event begins Saturday and runs through Monday. This year, more than 150 wineries—some open t…

Posted in Wine Buzz
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