Monthly Archive for: "May, 2013"

Winzerkeller Andau Gruner Veltliner

Winzerkeller Andau – The world of wine would be a far poorer place indeed, without the activities of cooperatives such as the Produtorri di Barbaresco, one of the world’s finest cooperatives in Barbaresco producing some of Piemonte’s finest red wines. And in Austria we can find a similar counterpart, the Winzkeller Andau. Winzkeller Andau was […]

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Wine Adventure to the Guadalupe Valley, Mexico

Valle de Guadalupe By Ron Fenolio Having heard much about the Valle de Guadalupe and their newly emerging world class wines it had become a “bucket list item”. Everyone wants to visit Napa, Sonoma, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Tuscany or Piemonte, but who has the “southern side of the San Diego border” on their radar screens as […]

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Difficult Wine Pairings

Every wine aficionado, wine maker, sommelier, event planner gets challenged from time with a difficult pairing.  How does anyone interested in food and wines set about planning when presented with very difficult pairings.   One of the most difficult set of pairings include those vegetables with a strong herbal taste – fennel, artichoke, asparagus, mint, etc.  […]

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