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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