The more I study and learn about wine, the more I find that I totally dig creating food and wine parings. This is why people love me – I give them wine and I give them food! In addition to doing events for various groups, I host an annual pairing for Thing 1’s school as part of a major fundraiser. It’s a great deal of fun and I get to give back while doing something I love. #Winning. As I find in most of the tastings, people can have some strong opinions when they don’t like something. All good though, because that’s how your learn your palate. So for the 2017 edition, I chose seven wines from seven countries paired with seven small bites.
Laissez les bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll! It’s Mardi Gras time and if you’re not throwing back a whisky or some cold brew, you may be on the search for some vino that pairs with your Mardi Gras eats. Cajun and Creole cuisine can be tricky to pair as there are a myriad of flavors at work.
Every year Thing 1’s school has a major Spring fundraiser where they auction off various gifts and experiences. This year I was feeling particularly generous (they drive me bat shit crazy sometimes which causes me to be disgruntled) so decided to offer up a wine and food pairing experience at
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I’m a huge fan of Mardi Gras. And along with my love of Mardi Gras, is a love a Cajun and Creole cuisine