Archive for the 'Salad' Category

Apr 16 2014

Get Into The Spring of Things With Rosé

Published by under Food,Rosé,Salad

    It is no secret that Rosé is summer’s companion.  Often cheeky in its acidity, flavor and sweetness, it coyly hints of the arrival of summer freedom and the possibilities that lie therein.  It pairs well with hot weather:  no matter if your climate is dry or humid.  Slowly sipping Rosé on a hot […]

Comments Off on Get Into The Spring of Things With Rosé

Mar 12 2014

A Season for Everything: Proprietary White Wine Blends

Published by under Blends,Fish,Food,Salad,White Wine

What exactly is a “proprietary blend” wine?   It certainly sounds fancy and depending on the marketing, it could be intimidating.  The wine means simply what the word implies:  this is a winemaker’s own special blend of either red or white grapes to make a wine that he or she believes unique enough to have marketable […]

Comments Off on A Season for Everything: Proprietary White Wine Blends

Oct 17 2013

Harvest: Celebration of a Vintage

Harvest in Napa Valley is a unique time when the early evening’s sky hosts the final hues of a warm, tired fading orange sun and a delicate papery moon above in a blue, lavender colored sky.  The afternoons yield spikes of heat and the nights dip into a lulling chill encouraging rest.  The air is […]

Comments Off on Harvest: Celebration of a Vintage

May 23 2013

Perfectly Paired Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir over the last decade has been a red wine varietal that has triggered passionate conversations, some of which have been full of content and others full of bandwagon generated fluff.  The finicky grape is one that requires a careful climate, a rich soil and a talented hand in the ultimate making of its […]

Comments Off on Perfectly Paired Pinot Noir

Mar 20 2013

What’s in a Vineyard?

The obvious answer is grapes.  A vineyard, however, is so much more as it ties to a specific place, a specific soil composition and a specific climate.   Those elements combined with the skilled hand of an artful winemaker can produce a bottle of wine that is so unique that you will recognize that vineyard’s fruit […]

Comments Off on What’s in a Vineyard?

Next »