Recipes: Dry Creek Vineyard Wine Pairings

Here at TuscanVines our love for Italian wine and fine food is well known.  We enthusiastically embrace the wine lifestyle;  the idea that life slows, bottles uncork and family relaxes at the rustic kitchen table.  Wine and food are inextricably linked with family and conversation.  Nowhere is that more true than Italy and in that spirit, we feature an extensive Recipes Page,...

Super Bowl Wine Pairings

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, check out my five food and wine pairings over at Snooth.com. Benito’s Wine Reviews

St. Patrick’s Day Pairings for Snooth

My latest article for Snooth is up… Switch Things Up: St. Patrick’s Day Wines. I have a lot of fun with these wine and food pairing pieces for them. I take a lot of the wine samples I’ve tried recently (or some that are theme-appropriate) and check out interesting combinations at local restaurants that don’t have wine lists and employ a friendly BYOB policy. It’s fun...

Wine Pairings – howto set wine

Visit the Porter Creek Route and see Tent Camp & the Chrome West Wildlife Preserve. Consistently rated as you of the favourite family destinations in Sonoma, this location is home to almost 500 birds and creatures, including big cats, tigers and zebras. It will be loved by the kids! Glen Ellen is located in wine country’s Sonoma section. I’d say it is my personal favorite get-away...

Wine And Cheese Pairing: 5 Great Pairings

When we both tasted the wine for the first time, we were not let down on the fantastic taste. At first, it tastes like there is almost a tinge of bubbles that fill the palate. Every sip thereafter we did not notice the slight bubbles however in the beginning they were definitely there. So, if you like champagne, you will like this wine for the bubbles. As for the taste, it reminds me of the popular...

Pairing Madeira Wines with Food – Amazing 5 Course Meal at Chalet Vincente in Funchal

Pairing Madeira Wines with Food – Amazing 5 Course Meal at Chalet Vincente in Funchal (June 11, 2013) – We enjoyed a 3.5 hour lunch at Chalet Vincente, a charming restaurant near the ocean in Madeira’s main city of Funchal. The menu was impressive, custom ordered in advance, and served with both Madeira fortified and still wines which accompanied traditional Madeira dishes.Appetizer: 5...