#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!
A Summer of Italian Wine
In Italy what grows together, goes together. This is one reason Italian wines are so food friendly. Another contributing factor to the ease of Italian wine-food pairing is the landscape of the Italian Peninsula – northern mountains trail down its spine, lush green plains and forests, rolling hills, ancient volcanoes, and two distinct islands, all…
Looking for a Serious Sauvignon Blanc? Napa Valley is the Answer!
In Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon is king, and rightly so, consumers demand it and will pay a premium for it. But Cabernet is not the only Sauvignon grown in the valley. Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc is a serious wine that is not to be ignored.
R.O.S.É. IN THE U.S.A.
A few years ago it was believed the rosé craze was a trend. It appears now it’s here to stay. Thinking pink is serious, wineries around the world have embraced rose as part of their portfolio. It is also fun, pouring a refreshing glass of pink wine makes me smile because I know my mouth…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: The Summer is Getting Gnarly
Summers in Texas are long and hot. Temperatures reach 100°+ F in late July, early August and there is typically no break until mid-September. Air-condition is a blessing. However, this does not mean all outdoor cooking comes to a halt. No way. No matter the weather it is always the right time for grilling, smoking,…
Cool Down this Summer with Sauvignon Blanc
Summer in Texas is in full swing, with temps are hovering slightly beyond 100 F. Whether you live in a cooler or warmer region at some point we all need a break from the heat and humidity. Sauvignon Blanc is a perfect grape for year round enjoyment, but it seems to provide a glass of…
2 Special Chilean Wines That You Simply Must Try
Chile is considered part of the “new wine” world; however, viticulture in Chile dates back to the 16th century. What started as sacramental wine became a full-fledged industry by the 19th century. Recognition is slow in the wine industry and it has taken global wine consumers much longer to realize that Chile is a source…
6 Refreshing White Wines to Pair with Summer
When do the dog days of summer begin? It is only mid-July but it is hot. In Texas we have a least two more months of full on summer temps. As the mercury continues to rise we have to find ways to cool down. Packing a suitcase and heading to a cooler destination is a…
5 Rhône Valley Wines Perfect for Summer
As much as I enjoy exploring the historical convergence of wine and religion that is evident all over the world, the Rhone Valley is possibly my favorite wine region to excavate historically. Hopefully someday I will have the opportunity to explore it in person. However, the Rhone Valley is not only home to religious history,…
5 South of the Border Reds Perfect for Summer
Summer is in full swing and the heat is on. It is the perfect time for rosé all day and crisp refreshing white wines. However, if you partake in one of summer’s greatest past times (the cookout), then you know summer is also time for big reds. What better reds to pair with summer cookouts…