Archive for the 'Syrah' Category

Apr 13 2016

Because It’s Wednesday

  Spring is slow-coming this year.  New England has been hit recently with multiple “spring” snowstorms putting the brakes on trees with budding leaves, flowers emerging from the ground and garden planting. Warmer weather has not arrived with any regularity yet and at this point, it cannot arrive soon enough.  Inclimate weather provides the opportunity […]

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Jan 23 2013

Snuggle Up With Syrah

Baby, it’s cold outside.  But it is to be expected since it is January.  Much of the United States right now is gripped by artic air and when it gets this cold, people reach for red wine.   They do not reach for just any red wine.  In the last few days and weeks, more and […]

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Dec 05 2012

Friends, Family and Love for Grenache

People are passionate about wine.  They are even more passionate about red wine.  There is something luxurious, rich, warm and deep that unfolds from a glass of good red wine.  Too often we focus on standard red grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.  There are, however, other varietals in the wine […]

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Jun 20 2012

Learning, Living & Loving: a Visit with Casa Dumetz

  For anyone who has grown grapes, made wine or for any length of time simply lived adjacent to the wine industry, the heart and the base of winemaking is agriculture.  Our culture for generations has associated wine consumption with finery, celebration and at times, elitism.   But at the end of the day, the grapes […]

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Dec 15 2011

The Return of Le Corbeau

Published by under Bacon,Food,Grenache,Red Wine,Syrah

  December with its holiday hustle and bustle does not leave much time or room for belabored culinary efforts.   Similarly, with the month’s increasingly chillier temperatures, warm comfort food beckons.   Yet, despite the harried schedules and the inclement weather outside, on a week night one still can find time to pause, pour a good glass […]

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