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Food and Wine Pairing for Two – In a Covid World

Steak with Chimichurri

Steak with the Best Chimichurri

Covid Sucks! I think that is something on which we can all agree. It took a collective crap on the Holiday season, changing everyone’s plans to some degree or another but that doesn’t mean that you have to let it ruin everything. Assuming you are stuck at home with just one other wine drinker, we’ve offered up some wine and food pairings for a whole meal that will work for just a single bottle of wine. Read More

Wine and Food Parings for Super Bowl: Cheese Steak vs Baked Beans

Wine and Food for Super Bowl 52 - Eagles and the Patriots

Wine and Food for Super Bowl 52 – Eagles and the Patriots

Super Bowl is fast approaching and if you’re like me, you’ll be glued to the TV watching the game and rating the quality of the commercials with your buddies. Read More

Pairing Desserts with Wine

Desserts and Wine Pairings

Pairing Cheesecake and Wine

Ok…so it’s the holiday season, you’re having guests over and you’re looking for wines to pair with desserts. This is your chance to wow your friends with your incredible wine pairing skills or…drum roll please…fall flat on your face because after the first sip of wine and first bit of food, the wine tastes like vinegar and the food tastes like raw sugar. Never fear…we’ve got your back to keep you from making those mistakes. Read More

Pairing Wine with Salmon

Salmon and Wine

Pairing Salmon and Wine Offers A Number of Choices

I have to admit that I’ve been dreading this post more than virtually any other one. I hate Salmon. No… wait a minute. Hate isn’t strong enough a word. I despise Salmon. I loathe it more than almost any other food with the possible exception of any kind of liver, and calling liver food is a stretch. Read More

Pairing Wine with Duck, Goose, Turkey and Chicken

Wine with Duck

Pairing Wine With Duck – Red Wine or White Wine?

You know what really sucks about writing blog posts for the Holidays. Well first, it’s the Holidays so writing blog posts is kind of like work and who really wants to work during the Holidays? Second, there are lots of distractions. Drinking wine, visiting with family, drinking wine, buying gifts, drinking wine, attending parties and drinking wine while at them, interminable amounts of driving and drinking wine – not at the same time however. Read More

Pairing Wine with Prime Rib and Filet Mignon

Wine and Rib Roast

Paring Wine with Standing Rib Roast and Prime Rib

Sometimes just the length of a blog post can convey how complicated a concept it’s trying to convey. Long blog post – it’s probably a complex idea. A short blog post on the other hand is likely to convey a simple idea because it just doesn’t need much of an explanation. It’s so simple and intuitive that even writing it is a borderline insult to the reader’s intelligence. Read More

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