Monthly Archives: January 2015

Does the Type Matter When Cooking With Wine?

Given the storm that hit the East Coast over the weekend, a whole lot of people were staying home and cooking rather than going out to eat. Little wonder, then, that the following question came in. Since winter isn’t going

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What Goes With a Cold Night and a Glass of Merlot?

As I was writing yesterday’s blog about Merlot, I started thinking about some of the dishes I’ve enjoyed with Merlot over the years. I happened to have the Weather Channel on at the time, and was reminded of how numbingly

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

A Decade After ‘Sideways,’ Merlot Survives and Thrives

“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am not drinking any (bleeping) Merlot!” When movie-goers heard Paul Giamatti’s Miles make that proclamation in the movie “Sideways,” and in another scene heard him wax poetic about Pinot Noir, it changed the

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Cohn Festival: Takin’ It to the… Field of Dreams

It’s the end of one era, and the beginning of another. For more years than I can remember, Bruce Cohn — a man who has guided the careers of the Doobie Brothers and other music stars, and the founder of

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Posted in Wine Buzz
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