Plain and simple: Wine decanting is a controversial topic. As in most cases with wine, it comes down to your personal palate and enjoyment. In this blog post I break down the why (sediment removal, aeration and presentation) and then teach you how to properly decant. Enjoy!
A Review of the 2002 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon When you are as passionate about wine as I am, it’s difficult…well almost impossible…to keep me out of the wine section of any store I visit. Such was the case back in 2007 when I was wandering through the aisles of the wine section of […]Beringer Private Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, wine discoveries
When I started this blog, one of the items on my list of goals was to increase the awareness of chefs and the many great recipes they create and, of course, the wines these chefs pair with them. Secondly I wanted to create a library of recipes for everyone’s enjoyment. Today we meet Executive Chef Brian Steinway…Brian Steinway, Chefs, Christiana Creek Country Club, recipes, Salmon
It is said that the good times flow at wine dinners. After falling off dramatically in the past recession, it seems that wine dinners are quickly regaining their popularity these days. More and more restaurants are hosting wine dinners. And why not? Wine dinners that are done properly can be, and are, great fun, educational […]Fat Cam's at Garver Lake, food and wine, Timothy's in Union Pier, wine dinners
When my daughter Elizabeth and I put on our wine distributor hats, one of the fun things we get to do is work (I say ‘work’ tongue in cheek) wine tastings and wine dinners. In today’s post we are going to explore the top tips to help you get the most out of wine tastings. […]top 10 tips, wine tastings