Archive for the 'Grenache' 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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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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Aug 16 2011

Culinary Artistry at Artisan

With summer comes summer vacation and in California, it is easy to hop into one’s car and motor up and down Highway 101.   Leaving Napa Valley and heading south, one does not have to travel very far to find outstanding cuisine and other wine regions.   Descending into San Luis Obispo County, the temperature warms and […]

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