Tag: red wine

“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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The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

Entering any of the three Felice restaurants in New York City immediately transports you to Tuscany. The warm, inviting atmosphere truly reflects the passion and commitment to excellence of brothers Jacopo and Matteo Giustiniani, to share their family’s culinary and wine making skills. We were thrilled to be invited to an exclusive dinner at their […]

| May 14, 2013
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Malbec Glass Introduced By Riedel Glassware

Malbec Glass Introduced By Riedel Glassware

Who knew that when a new wine glass is introduced, it can take up to a year from inception to market? Such is the case with the new Malbec glass from Riedel Glassware. Since there are glasses for many varietals of wine including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, Malbec’s time has finally come. Riedel […]

| May 9, 2013
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Just One Glass of Wine!

Just One Glass of Wine!

As a single woman and a passionate cook, I like to experiment with new recipes and cuisines regularly.  I also enjoy that one glass of wine to sip while I am reading, writing, cooking or just contemplating life. Alas, there is always the dilemma of opening a full bottle of wine and having it spoil […]

| May 7, 2013
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Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

On a beautiful sunny day in April, I had the distinct pleasure of participating in a unique journey around New York City, to explore the wines of Bourgogne and some incredible food pairings to accompany them. This brilliant tour, Bourgogne Takes New York, was an all day excursion put together by The Burgundy Wine Board […]

| May 6, 2013
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Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

At a recent visit to Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale, we were reacquainted with an old favorite red. The Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010 is a beautifully intense red that comes alive with dark fruits and a delicate licorice flavor. The developed tannins give it a fine structure that has an adequately satisfying finish. This […]

| April 8, 2013
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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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Delta’s Taste Wine Like A Master Sommelier: Top Taster for Top Fliers hosted by Master Sommeliers Andrea Robinson and Eric Hemer

Delta’s Taste Wine Like A Master Sommelier: Top Taster for Top Fliers hosted by Master Sommeliers Andrea Robinson and Eric Hemer

As wine lovers and writers we have a lot of opportunities to taste all different types of wine from all over the world, but since we are not formally trained, we are always looking for opportunities to enhance our tasting skills. We were recently invited to attend a fantastic class at the South Beach Wine […]

| March 25, 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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Pico Maccario Lavignone Barbera D’Asti 2011

Pico Maccario Lavignone Barbera D’Asti 2011

Straight from one of the top Barbera specialists in Piedmont, Italy, this bold red has beautiful notes of cherry, berries and plum. It is quite smooth and well balanced with an ample finish. The Pico Maccario Lavignone Barbera D’Asti is an excellent everyday wine that is food-friendly, has great acidity and all of the aspects […]

| January 31, 2013
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