Food and Wine Pairings Tag

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I love rosé, rosado, rosato.  I loved it before it was cool.  I’ll admit, back in my youth, I even loved that rosé that now makes my stomach churn, Sutter Homes.  I don’t love it because it’s pink, (I’m not a girl who wears pink…I...

Planning a last minute Easter Dinner So I’ve been planning pairings recently and on Easter Morning realized that I had not even thought of an Easter pairing.  So…I dove in on a last minute pantry pairing.  Immediately I thought of gnocchi and got a craving.  The...

What wine list of ours would be complete without a bottle from Johan. https://youtu.be/QvNR6D91SzA The Van Duzer Corridor View of the Johan Vineyard in the Van Duzer Corridor of Oregon's Willamette Valley The Van Duzer Corridor is one of the newer AVA's in Oregon's Willamette Valley. The TTB approval...