Tag: Dry Creek Valley
Get Your Zin On
Fall is here, and with it comes cooler days with hearty meals. Although Zinfandel is a perfect summertime wine because it pairs beautifully with barbeque; it is not to be forgotten in fall. California Zinfandel is the wine I want to serve with Friday pizza night, Saturday chili, Sunday night Bolognese, Meatless Monday, and Taco…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Summer Grilling with Pedroncelli Winery
If you are looking for a delicious summer food and wine pairing, then light the grill because thanks to Pedroncelli Winery I have a great recipe for you!
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Welcoming Spring with Pedroncelli Wines
It is hard to imagine it is already spring. Where has the time gone? For some it has felt like spring for a while. Others are still waiting. Here in North Texas we are actually enjoying a moment of spring. Tulips and daffodils are blooming while the rest of the flowers are still preparing for…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Pedroncelli Zinfandel and Spaghetti Squash Carbonara
In 2017, Pedroncelli celebrated their 90th anniversary as a family owned and operated winery. It was a joy of mine to celebrate with them throughout the year in a series of wine tastings. It’s been an even greater joy that many of you have taken my words to heart and tried Pedroncelli wines. Furthermore, every…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Fall for Pedroncelli
Fall is here! It is my favorite time of year. All of the squashes, root vegetables, soups, and heartier meals elevate my excitement about cooking. It is also time once again to continue Pedroncelli’s 90th anniversary celebration with three wines, two limited edition for the celebration, and another mouth-watering recipe. So let’s fall for Pedroncelli!
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Pedroncelli Summer Break
The Pedroncelli 90th anniversary celebration continues this month with another outstanding wine tasting paired with a great meal. Gotta love a family that celebrates an anniversary all year long! And quite an anniversary it is, 90 years family owned and operated winery in Dry Creek Valley Sonoma.
Cookouts, Zinfandel, and America’s Independence
Today is July 4th, the date the Continental Congress ratified the Declaration of Independence, thus birthing a nation. On this national holiday millions of Americans will be participating in community parades, hanging out at the lake, beach, or pool, watching fireworks, and barbequeing. Statistics show 80% of Americans will attend cookouts, spending upwards of 2…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Pedroncelli 3 Ways
The Pedroncelli family is celebrating the 90th anniversary of their family owned and operated winery in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma. In honor of this celebration they have made my life a bit easier, not only have they sent me some wonderful wine samples, they have also sent recipes to pair with the wines. This has…
Six Sexy Zins for Valentine’s Day
February is here, and with it comes a host of events: Ground Hog’s Day, Super Bowl, President’s Day, Mardi Gras (aka Shrove Tuesday), and of course February 14, National Ferris Wheel Day. I know Feb 14 is also Valentine’s Day. This year forget the skimpy lingerie and soulful sounds of Al Green because I have…
Pedroncelli: Celebrating 90 Years of Authentic Wines
Heritage: Something that is handed down from the past, it is much more than but includes preserving, it is both tangible and intangible. Commonly associated with heritage is legacy; something handed down or received from an ancestor or predecessor. In terms of world history, the California wine industry is quite young. It is believed the…