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,...

Top 6 wine recipes for Christmas

For your holiday celebrations, it may be a great idea to try new drink recipes. They are great alternatives to coffees, ciders and teas. 1. Hot Spiced Wine: a delicious spiced hot drink made with cinnamon, cardamom and black pepper. Great for a cold evening or as a digestif after having your nice holiday meal. 2. Mulled Wine: a traditional drink in many countries. It is also called “Glögg”...

Irish Barmbrack for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Barmbrack for St. Patrick’s Day via Inside IWM: Saint Patrick’s Day is quite an event in New York, drawing crowds from all over the country for the spectacle of the annual parade down 5th Avenue.  Of course you can drink beer on the day, but have you ever considered wine?  When it comes to Saint Patrick’s Day wine pairings, you certainly want something that has a lot of body and...

Recipe: Baked Razor Clams with Cheese

Recipe: Baked Razor Clams with Cheese via Eat Wine by Liz Caskey Culinary & Wine Experiences: Not long ago, I had a hankering for seafood, so I woke up bright and early to beat the crowds to arrive at the Mercado Central. I was on the prowl for machas, razor clams, which are indigenous to Chilean shores and one of the most popular shellfish. When I arrived to my monger’s stall I was taken...