Tag Archives: wine pairing

Gary’s quick guide to wine and food pairing..

Choices in the Sparkling Wine section This is an easy selection, as in my opinion sparkling wine and Champagne pairs with just about every meal. My favorite is fresh shrimp with a nice hot cocktail sauce, on a upper level … Continue reading

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“The Wine Snob”, let’s join their special club”

Things have certainly changed over the years. We no longer are satisfied with a cup of Maxwell House Coffee, or a bottle of  Budweiser. Instead, our tastes have matured to the world of Starbucks, with Café Mochas, and Latté’s, and … Continue reading

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Travel with wine? Why not!

As we start getting closer to that time of year when travel plans start to take shape, I start to think of ways I have made traveling the world a little bit better. Traveling lighter, planning things ahead, and speaking … Continue reading

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Put something “Wild” down your throat, game and wine of course.

As I stroll through the racks in my game freezers, deciding whether to have a elk roast, venison steaks, or bear rump this weekend, I also reflected my wine cellar choices. I seem to always try something different with wild … Continue reading

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“Stuff” Happens, the sad demise of a Virginia Winery

I sauntered into my wine cellar to see what special Cabernet Sauvignon I could come up with to enjoy with the home made pasta, sauce and hot Italian sausage. A smile came to my face when I spotted a bottle … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly, Wine Country Temecula

My plans for a visit on Coronado Island, San Diego were trashed by the epidemic of Flu, not upon me but on my Brother in Law that has a beautiful oceanfront condo on Coronado overlooking San Diego. A day of … Continue reading

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“What the Hell did Ya Put in the @@@ Pasta?!!!)

Today is one of the two days of the year that are well into becoming traditional special event menu days for myself and love of my life. The “other day” would be Christmas Day, one that over the years was … Continue reading

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Why my “Cheesy Balls” taste like GOAT ?

As I walked into the back room of the kitchen store, I felt my pulse quicken, that slight nervousness combined with unknown anticipation. I would be performing in an arena of strangers, an act I had never endeavored upon before. … Continue reading

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Spending Thanksgiving on a “Deserted Island”

“Was the morning after Thanksgiving and all through the house, memories of a wonderful, relaxing Holiday, just me and the spouse” There we were with just the two of us, and of course the “kids”, two Rotties, three horses and … Continue reading

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“Real Men” drink wine during Thanksgiving football !@

Thanksgiving Day or “Turkey Day” is a holiday that is looked forward to for family gatherings, parades and football games, maybe not in that particular order. If you haven’t yet completed your shopping for meals and accessories, there’s a good … Continue reading

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