Monthly Archives: March 2014

Getting to Know the New Capital of Malbec

Mendoza is the main winemaking province of Argentina, producing more than 80% of the country’s wines from its more than 395,000 acres of vineyards. Much of what is produced in Mendoza is Malbec, the variety historically used as a minor

Posted in Wine Region Profiles

‘Albereto’ Sets the Standard in Italian Olive Oil

Virtually every great meal I’ve ever had has involved, at least in some measure, wine and olive oil.

Posted in Vinesse Style

A Birthday Celebration Like No Other at Charles Krug Winery

A big birthday — about as big as they get — is coming up for a Napa Valley wine industry pioneer in nine days.

Posted in Wineries of Distinction

All One Really Needs Is a Microwave and a Glass of Merlot…

Only a few days remain in “Frozen Food Month.” Have you “celebrated” yet with a frozen dinner and a nice glass of wine? Take a stroll down the frozen food aisle at your neighborhood supermarket, and you’ll notice that frozen

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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