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All About Tempranillo

The couple had been sitting at the restaurant’s bar for just over 90 minutes. They’d been noshing on an array of tapas — mushroom carpaccio with wasabi vinaigrette, a mini Spanish omelet with chorizo sausage, fried eggplant with honey, chicken

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log, Wine in the Glass

Know Your Cheeses — Why It Matters When It Comes to Wine

People have been serving wine and cheese together for generations. But are they getting the most out of the experience? We can probably all agree that not every cheese pairs well with every wine — just as you wouldn’t serve

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes, Wine Buzz, Wine in the Glass

Wine Friendly Lamb Ribs… Made Spanish Style

This tasty dish from Spain can be enjoyed with either red or white wine. Garnacha (a.k.a. Grenache) makes a good choice among reds, while Albariño is an ideal companion among whites. Other tasty options include Syrah, Pinot Noir and Tempranillo.

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

The Sights, Sounds and Flavors of Yolo County

Known for its incredibly rich soil, warm days and mild Delta breezes, California’s Yolo County yields unforgettable wines of great character and diversity. There, you’ll find outstanding renditions of Syrah, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Tempranillo, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, but also lesser-grown

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Posted in Editor's Journal

Seeing Red: A Varietal Struggle in Ribera del Duero

A great deal of red tape must be cut through to make possible the making of white wines in the Ribera del Duero growing region of Spain. But, according to this report from Decanter, that process has begun. To clarify,

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Posted in The Wine Business
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