Tag: pinot noir

“Wino” Mushrooms

“Wino” Mushrooms

As a single woman and red wine lover, I am often left with the dilemma of what to do with a delicious leftover half bottle of pinot noir, or other unused wine that shouldn't be wasted before it loses it's glorious flavor. Although I often use the leftover vino as a base for a marinade […]

| January 10, 2014
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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes Announce D’Luscious

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes Announce D’Luscious

It can be rather difficult to discern the difference of champagnes by quality and price point, but the champagnes at Nicolas Feuillatte make the job easy. Of course Nicolas is a Frenchman, and his brand which was created in 1978 after living in the USA was a favorite of the likes of Lauren Bacall and […]

| September 25, 2013
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Think Pink

Think Pink

Rosé style wines have exploded in popularity as consumers discover their versatility with food pairing. For me, I like it standing alone as well, and on a particularly hot day in New York City—sparkling please! Chandon Rosé, with its refreshing strawberry and plum notes and vibrant pink color, is the perfect sparkling Rosé.  It is […]

| August 10, 2013
Anne Amie 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Anne Amie 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

I recently realized that about half of the wine that I pour in my house is Pinot Noir. It is, admittedly, my favorite red wine to drink unpaired with food. But more importantly, I find Pinot Noir’s pricing to be somewhat more telling than other varietals and so I am often priced out of ordering […]

| March 28, 2013
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South Africa’s 2010 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir

South Africa’s 2010 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir, considered by some to be the best red wine in the world originated in the Burgundy region of France. Pinot Noir is one of the wines used to create traditional French champagne, but it is also a wine that  stands alone and is extremely food friendly. It has been in South Africa for […]

| February 16, 2013
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