My friend Tom Welsh, general manager and partner at Tapastrie restaurant in downtown South Bend, called some weeks back and asked if I would help out the restaurant by being their Celebrity Chef for the YMCA of Michiana’s Greatest Chefs of Michiana fundraiser. In a weak moment (I seem to have a lot of those), […]
Last Thursday evening Tiedemann On Wines held its final wine dinner of the year at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk in Elkhart. It was a grand evening with good food, friends and, of course, good wine. The wines were all from Spain and Chef Matt prepared some excellent dishes to pair with the evening’s wines. It […]McCarthy's On the Riverwalk, Spanish wines, Sullivan's Steakhouse, wine dinner
I am by no means an expert on food and wine pairings. But I have learned that a good pairing of food and wine makes for a better meal and a great evening with family and friends. Doing wine dinners for the Tiedemann On Wines Wine Club has allowed me to expand my pairing knowledge and at times become adventurous. Here are some of my tips to consider when pairing food and wine…food and wine pairings
Last Thursday evening (May 19) we held our last Tiedemann On Wines wine dinner before our summer break (well maybe…you never know) at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk restaurant here in Elkhart. The wines featured at the event were wines from Dark Star Cellars located in Paso Robles, Calif., McCarthy’s Chef Matt Hiland prepared the food […]Chain Reaction, Dark Star Cellars, Glenwood Cellars, McCarthy's On the Riverwalk, Prosecco, Ricordati, wine dinner
On a Monday afternoon, in the first part of April, I had the pleasure of hosting a tasting of our wines for three of Bud Distributing’s clients. Bud is our southwestern Michigan wine distributor. Vilath Viengmyxay, who works in the wine department, brought Laura Gelder of Dablon Winery and Vineyard, Samer Badreddine, Dining Room Manager […]Boulevard Inn & Bistro, Dablon Winery and Vineyard, Laura Gelder, Malbec, Music Box Riesling, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Samer Badreddine, Tom Borger
Again this year the Tiedemann On Wines Wine Club and Tiedemann Wines had the privilege of participating in Uptown Kitchen’s Annual Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner. This was their 8th Valentine’s Day wine dinner and our second wine dinner of 2016. There were 50 guests on hand for the dinner featuring Italian food and wines. The […]Italian wine dinner, Napa Valley, Speedy Creek Winery, Uptown Kitchen, wine dinners
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