10+1 because I couldn’t omit one! Well 2017 is almost behind us. Where did the year go? I always think it’s fun to look back on the year’s wine journey to see
It’s easy enough to enjoy a bottle of wine. Pop the cork, add some friends, maybe some good nosh and voila, you have a great evening waiting to happen. And while wine can be as simple or as difficult as we make it, there are certainly some things that enhance our enjoyment
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.
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