Category Results for: French Wine

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2007 M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes du Rhône

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this week’s selection, the 2007 M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes du Rhône from the Rhône Valley […]

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Tasting Group: Chablis

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Since we live in Washington State and often drink wines from Washington State, we want to make sure that we continue to hone our knowledge of the entire world of wine and maintain well-rounded palates in order to make us even more objective when we evaluate wines from Washington State. Therefore, we are thoroughly enjoying […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Beef Stroganoff

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Years ago when I was teaching school in Houston and needed to get an evening meal ready after work, one of my standby meals to prepare was beef stroganoff. My version has evolved over the years to be a quick and easy recipe and seems to get quicker and easier as the years go by. […]

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Taste Washington 2010: The Complete Recap

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Hosted annually by the Washington Wine Commission, Taste Washington is dubbed “the ultimate wine experience.” This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. The event is a wine and food lover’s paradise. The festivities kicked off on Friday with the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, […]

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Open That Bottle Night: 1982 Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

This year marks the 11th anniversary of Open That Bottle Night. Open That Bottle Night, created by former Wall Street Journal wine columnists Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher in 2000, is the one night a year that we are all encouraged to get out that bottle of wine that is so special that no special […]

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Tasting Group: Cru Beaujolais

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

As I mentioned last month, one of our resolutions for the New Year is to explore more wines from around the world. Since we live in Washington State and often drink wines from Washington State, we want to make sure that we continue to hone our knowledge of the entire world of wine and maintain […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Spiral Baked Ham

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

As I reflect on meals that I have enjoyed in the past, baked ham has always been a favorite. It is a popular holiday or special occasion menu item and is usually one that many people enjoy. As I think about ham menus, I am reminded of the menu my mother-in-law used many times for […]

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Private Tasting: Value Bordeaux

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

New World wines have dominated our tastings recently so I was really excited when we had what turned out to be a showdown between two red Bordeaux wines in one of our double blind private tasting dinners featuring two wines from the famed 2005 vintage, the 2005 Chateau Lanessan and the 2005 Chateau de la […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Brut Sparkling Wine

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

As I’ve said many times before, I absolutely love sparkling wine but do not drink it often enough. However this time of year, I make sure to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy some sparkling wine. We loved the sparkling wine tasting dinner we had last fall, so we decided to have another one […]

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My Bucket List of Wines

Friday, September 25th, 2009

As we get older, many of us make our “bucket list” of things we want to do, people we want to see, and places we want to go before we kick the bucket. Even though I don’t consider myself all that old, and hopefully not close to kicking the bucket, I’ve started making some of […]

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