Exploring Argentinian Wine with the Zuccardi Family #WinePW
As winter sets in across most of the United States, our Wine Pairing Weekend group is taking a virtual journey to the southern hemisphere for warmer weather as we explore the world of Argentinian wines.
How Will You Celebrate Malbec World Day?
Malbec is synonymous with Argentina. Hailing from Southwest France in the appellation of Cahors, Malbec’s origin is French. In fact, Malbec once played an important supporting role in Bordeaux. However, those days are gone. And although Malbec still shines in Cahors, it holds little similarity to its Argentinian counterpart. Due to Malbec’s tremendous Argentinian success,…
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Trivento Malbec
Is Cinco de Mayo a big celebration where you live? In Texas Cinco de Mayo is a Big Deal! However, most often Texas associate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas and cervezas. Don’t despair! I have three outstanding Malbec recommendations sure to make your Cinco de Mayo celebration sizzle!
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Kicking Resolutions to the Curb
January has come to an end, and with it ends New Year’s Resolutions all over the globe. Equipment is opening up at the gym, weight loss commercials are slowing down, and it is time to get back to enjoying food and wine again. Here is a quick pairing that fits well with a healthy lifestyle…
Sowing the Seed of the Future with #Wine
Imagine approaching the summit of Argentina’s Aconcagua Mountain, part of the Andes, with your best friend when oxygen is running low, your lungs are crackling and pulmonary edema is setting in. At this point retreat is the only option. A life well lived is full of retreats, stopping points, re-direction. We all experience brokenness. What…
Heading South of the Border for Summertime Wine & Food
In North Texas the rain has ended and the heat is on! I have been sharing with you a variety of excellent wines to enjoy this summer and now I have two more. Even in the heat of summer do not abandon your bold red wines for only white wines and rosés because much of summer’s cuisine…
Is Your Wine Ready for Summer?
Memorial Day is over and summer fun has officially begun. Summer brings warm temperatures and lots of outdoor fun. It’s a time of sitting by the pool, boating and cook outs. Many wine lovers think of summer as the perfect time for a cold glass of rosé, white wines or even Beaujolais; and those are…