Monthly Archives: March 2013

How to Make Ham More Wine Friendly

Planning to cook a ham this Easter Sunday? Because ham is so naturally salty, it can present a wine-pairing conundrum. What to do? Add another flavor to the equation—a flavor that mitigates the saltiness to some degree, and that’s complementary

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

On May 18, Head for the Highlands

Some of the best wines—particularly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir—being made in California. Thirty-three wineries pouring their wares. Tasty food. Music.

Posted in Wine Buzz

Mastering the Tasting Room Experience

A visit to a winery’s tasting room can be a highly educational experience—if you follow just a few simple “rules.” This came to mind as I was perusing a very amusing—and also quite accurate—list of “Rules for Attending a Wine

Posted in Editor's Journal

Fun (Plus Lots of Food and Wine) in the Sun

If you’re a foodie…or even if you’re not…you’ve probably heard of Paula Deen. You may own one of her cookbooks. She has sold more than 10 million of them. Or you may have seen her on TV. On the Food Network, she

Posted in Wine Buzz
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