Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Taste of Spain… A Seven Course Journey

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I Have a Confession to Make…

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There’s something that’s been weighing on my mind for quite some time now. Truth be told, the only reason I’m posting it here is that I was caught “in the act” by my wife; and now I’ve been shamed into … Continue reading

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James Bond and Champagne – Best Not Shaken or Stirred.

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James Bond, Ian Fleming’s fictional spy character, is portrayed as a frequent drinker of Champagne. A count reveals thirty-five occasions in which the character was portrayed drinking champagne in Bond films. The favorite Champagne of Mr Bond? That would be … Continue reading

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Raspberry-Glazed Peaches with Mascarpone Paired with Santa Julia Late Harvest Torrontes

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Ladies and gentlemen! What you are witnessing is my first ever dessert and wine pairing! Remember this post for as long as you can, because I never make desserts in my own home…which is such a shame, because I love … Continue reading

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Wine and Coffee? The Perfect Start to Your Day!

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I don’t know why I haven’t thought to combine coffee and wine before! What a perfect way to start your morning! Of course, I’m kidding! Everyone knows mornings are purely meant for Champagne… If you recall my review last week … Continue reading

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Orin Swift “Saldo” Zinfandel 2009

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Grape 80% Zinfandel, 9% Petite Sirah,  8% Syrah, 3% Grenache   Facts Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a sucker for a good wine label; but this one is….well…minimalistic to say the least! I do have to say though, … Continue reading

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