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.
Some days its winter and some days it’s not. It just depends on what side of the bed you roll out on as that’s literally how random the weather is sometimes. Either way, I’m pretending I’m in the throes of the winter season and sharing my favorite dishes of the season. So whether you’re out still enjoying the holidays or hunkering down and relaxing after the madness is over, take a break and indulge in some wine and seasonal yumminess.
Ever since I began studying for the Certified Specialist of Wine (“CSW”) exam, I have been obsessed with trying new and different
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So fall is upon us. Yes, I know I live in Texas, but for others in the upper fringes of the Northern Hemisphere there are cooler nights and changing leaves and I’m living vicariously through them. And even though I don’t have those things yet, I do have fall allergies and slowly appearing Halloween décor to remind me of the season. Either way, once the clock turns football