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Traveling Near Sacramento? Check Out Grapes & Grub

I know this is really short notice, but I just found out about the Grapes & Grub Festival while driving through the California Delta earlier this week. The festival is going to be held at the Old Sugar Mill, which

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Posted in Wine Buzz

5 Tips for a Tantalizing Tapas Experience

“Life is short. Eat dessert first.” I’ve heard that observation credited to everyone from Mark Twain to Katherine Hepburn. A little research reveals that it more likely originated with a little-known writer named Ernestine Ulmer, who actually put it slightly

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Culinary Regrets of an Erstwhile Chicago Resident

I lived in Chicago for 14 years, beginning in 2000, but I never considered myself a Chicagoan. I now live in Las Vegas, but I doubt I’ll ever think of myself as a Las Vegan. I was born and raised

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Posted in Editor's Journal

Another Sauvignon Blanc-Friendly Recipe

In yesterday’s blog, we talked about how challenging it is to pair wine with asparagus, and offered Sauvignon Blanc as a world champion pairing partner. But without some help, you may well have some leftover wine. What to do with

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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