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The Intricacies of Pairing Chablis with Food: Four Distinct Appelations offer Delectable Diversity
 

The Intricacies of Pairing Chablis with Food: Four Distinct Appelations offer Delectable Diversity

What foods pair with Chablis? Lucky for us, this region produces some of the most food friendly wines in the world, so we’ll have a lot of choices that span from seafood, to shellfish and chicken. At a recent tweet-up, I had the privilege to taste through and talk with Charlie Bird’s Chef Ryan Hardy […]

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Light and Bright: Pedroncelli Sauvignon Blanc

02 November 2016

2015 Pedroncelli East Side Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley, California Looking for a light and bright wine from a reliable and reputable producer? When you see this one on your retailers’ shelf, do not hesitate—reach out and put it in your basket. You will not be disappointed. (more…)

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Berryliciousness: Domaine Robert Perroud Brouilly L’Enfer

26 October 2016

2013 Domaine Robert Perroud Brouilly L’Enfer des Balloquets, Beaujolais, France The Gamay grapes for this wine are cultivated on a 40 degree slope thus the reference of grapes picked on the hill from hell. Combine the character that is developed in the fruit from growing on a steep incline with the full spectrum of flavors […]

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Delicate and Light: Ponzi Pinot Blanc

19 October 2016

2015 Ponzi Pinot Blanc, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2015 was the earliest Willamette Valley harvest since 1992. That being said, this Pinot blanc found the early harvest agreeable, offering up pristine fruit for the fermentation.  I really wish more people would get to know this grape variety especially the examples grown in Oregon. (more…)

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An Honest Wine: Pedroncelli Bench Vineyard Merlot

11 October 2016

2014 Pedroncelli Bench Vineyard Merlot, Dry Creek Valley, California For several decades now, this winery has been an oasis in a sea of mediocrity when it comes to producing reliable honest wines from an often over-hyped AVA. This Merlot is definitely one of those wines. Offering soft, broad, mouth-filling luscious fruit, the warmth of flavor […]

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Wine Photo of the Week: Ripening in Languedoc

28 September 2016

Every week, we showcase a wine photo from one of the thousands of wine regions around the world. (more…)

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Wine Photo of the Week: Veraison

25 September 2016

Every week, we showcase a wine photo from one of the thousands of wine regions around the world. (more…)

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