Blog Archives

A Delicious Sangria to Beat the Summer Heat

Many people drink Sangria only when dining at a Mexican restaurant, or perhaps as their Sunday brunch beverage. But it’s a wonderful option anytime during the sometimes-sweltering summer months. It can be used as a satisfying thirst quencher, or as

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Wine in the Glass

The Perfect Wines for Slow-Cooker Meatballs

With much of the country in a deep freeze over much of the winter, Crock-Pots and other slow cookers have been popular choices for cooking tasty, wine-friendly meals. This dish is a perfect pairing partner for Chianti or any Sangiovese-based

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

The Best Wine to Serve With Spaghetti and a Tomato-Based Sauce

When you were learning how to cook, what was one of the first dishes you perfected? Spaghetti, right? It makes sense, since preparing spaghetti is, basically, an extension of learning how to boil water, as we begin by cooking the

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Deciding on the Wine Mix for the Big Game

In our last blog on “doing the wine” for a special event, we considered the importance of planning and looked at a basic formula for determining how much wine would be needed. But what kind of wine? If you don’t

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Editor's Journal
Members-only Wine sampler specials delivered straight to your inbox via our Cyber Circle newsletter.

Archives