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The Romantic Danube: Hungary, A Teach and Taste Experience

Our second Teach & Taste wine experience emphasized pairing six Hungarian wines.

Wine Meets Chocolate in New Jersey!

Visit New Jersey wineries February 11th and 12th to enjoy a romantic weekend just before Valentine’s Day. This weekend the New Jersey Wine Growers Association is hosting a wine trail weekend.  The event is “Wine Meets Chocolate.”  Numerous wineries will be opened for visitors to enjoy samples of wines paired with chocolate treats. Cava Winery & […]

Grape Creek Vineyards Offers Thanksgiving Wine Suggestions

Grape Creek Vineyards located in Fredericksburg, Texas sent out an excellent email that mentioned Thanksgiving dinner items and what wines could be paired. Menu items included “tart cranberries, very sweet, sweet potatoes, the ubiquitous creamy green bean casserole, gorgonzola-mashed potatoes and very rich turkey with dressing and gravy.” So what would a winery suggest to […]

Turkey Trot, a progressive food and wine tasting

The Winegrowers of the Grand River Valley organization is offering a fun, seasonal event, this Saturday, November 13. The Turkey Trot is a Progressive Food & Wine Tasting Event. Between the hours of 1pm and 5pm visitors can visit all five participating wineries. For only $5 at each winery, wine enthusiasts can taste appetizers paired […]

White Riesling 2008

Chateau Fontaine Vineyard & Winery is located on Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula.The winery has 27.5 acres of grapevines onsite. Varieties include Seyval, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Auxerrois, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. In addition to the red and white wines produced, the winery also produces a cherry fruit wine. Last night we enjoyed the White […]

Try a Sparkling Wine or Champagne Anytime!

This weekend Terry decided to open a bottle of sparkling wine. I was excited, as I am decidedly a sparkling wine or Champagne lover and asked him “What are we celebrating?” He smugly replied, “Champagne is not a celebratory wine, it is a wine for any day.” It stopped me for a moment. Then I […]

Virginia Wine Expo in February

Next month, one of the highlights of Virginia will be the Virginia Wine Expo. The event will be February 26-28 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Included in the event will be wine seminars, a Whole Foods Market Cheese Pavilion and chef demonstrations. The Expo begins with a wine seminar, “World Class Ports & Madeira” […]

Vinifera: The World’s Great Wine Grapes and their Stories

Browsing online wine-related books a couple of weeks ago, I came across a set of grape variety cards. The set of cards is entitled, Vinifera: The World’s Great Wine Grapes and their Stories. I decided to order the cards with some reservations. They arrived yesterday. Included in the set are 45 cards with vibrant photos […]

Wine for Easter Dinner

With Easter only a week away, consider what wine you will be serving with dinner. Of course, you’re favorite wine store or winery tasting room should be able to help you with what pairs well with your dinner. If you don’t care for their suggestions, choose a wine that you like. For Easter dinner, our […]

Pairing Flavors with Wine

Okay, I’ll admit it, I don’t frequently read the Washington Post, but fortunately, I accidentally discovered a great article discussing the pairing of wine with foods that have a lot of flavor. By a lot of flavor, the authors are talking about fresh and dried chili peppers, horseradish, hot mustard, wasabi, spicy foods, and food […]

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