#Food & #Wine Pairing: Left Coast Cellars and Braised Beef Short Ribs
I am a self-proclaimed wine geek. I am also a Pinot Noir lover. I think these two facts make me a super wine geek (a wine geek wearing a cape). If you are a super wine geek like me, I have the perfect wine for you. Left Coast Cellars Latitude 45° is situated on the…
Cambria Winery: The Clone Wars Continue
We began our third day in Santa Barbara County driving into the hills of Santa Maria Valley to explore the wines of Cambria Estate Winery. Cambria crafts a wide portfolio of Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs focused on clones, as well as other wines such as Syrah. After attending the fantastic Davis Bynum master cloning class,…
A Visit with Renaissance Wine Maker Wes Hagen
As you know from my first post about my Santa Barbara County adventure we began our day at Rusack Winery in Ballard Canyon. From there we traveled to the legendary Santa Rita Hills to meet the Renaissance wine maker and vineyard manager of Clos Pepe Estate, Wes Hagen.
A Super Wine Paired with a Super Bowl
As Super Bowl Sunday was approaching I began planning our menu. Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest eating events of the year. Wings, queso, guacamole, pigs-in-the-blanket, the delicious food choices go on and on. I was planning a traditional big game menu for our family viewing party. As the game approached it became…