Monday Wines-A Spanish Treasure

Tonight’s scramble of a dinner turned into a tasty meal with the help of a delightful wine-The Spanish Quarter has a Chardonnay-Albarino blend that paired really well with my play on Chicken Piccata. Bright and fruity, floral and round, it was a good balance with the dish.  I had to come up with something quick, since […]

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The Top 100 Wines of 2011 | Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator is giving free access to their website through November 27th.  Check out the favorites and browse at your leisure (huh?  what is that?) The Top 100 Wines of 2011 | Wine Spectator.

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Gobble, Gobble, Gewurztraminer

Turkey Day is almost upon us!  I think you could go in several directions for pairing your gobbler and your goblet, but one particular favorite is a dry Gewurztraminer.  Gundlach Bundschu has a FABULOUS one.  Here is the description in Wine Enthusiast: “A very nice example of a dry Gewurtz. Name an exotic spice, and you’ll find it […]

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Change of Seasons

If you live here in Central Texas, you are getting your first whispers of Autumn.  We have had a few chilly mornings and have broken out the jackets, on occasion anyway.  If you live up north, you are in full fire mode.  You have already shoveled your way out of the house and, more than […]

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AWOL

It has been a while.  Life has gotten in the way.  Creativity has been stifled by a house full of sniffles, fevers, and general chaos.  I feel like I am just getting my feet under me again.  That should last for about 10-15 minutes.  There are times when I feel like I could write 8 […]

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