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Tips for wine and cheese pairing

Tips for wine and cheese pairing

May 30, 2013

It’s come to my attention that May 25th was National Wine Day, and June 4 will be National Cheese Day. So this week, right in between, let's talk about wine and cheese pairing. Long story short, pairing wine with cheese is no different than pairing wine with any other food. So for that, let’s review my super-basic food and wine pairing tips. Read More

Fall for Pinot Noir

Fall for Pinot Noir

October 15, 2010

As the weather begins to turn cooler and I, reluctantly, say goodbye to the pool floats and salads and refreshing quaffs of summer, I also start to crave cool weather wine. I start to crave Pinot Noir. It just goes with fall. Because in the fall, although I’m no longer wanting the lighter fare of summer, I’m also not quite into the heavier, meatier braises and stews of winter. For those foods, I’ll want a heavier red, like Syrah, Zin, or Cab. Read More