Tag Archives: Piedmont

Grape Expectations – Eight Wines that Pair With Summer and Fall.

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Ok, first-things-first, I didn’t write the title for this article. “Grape Expectations” is way beyond my reaches of my creativity. Secondly; I wrote this article a couple of months ago for the Jacksonville Magazine “Taste” Edition…and I know we’re out … Continue reading

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Orange-Glazed Chicken Wings Paired with Batasiolo Gavi, Piedmont, Italy.

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Gavi and chicken wings….a match made in….ermmmmmm…..some alternate universe….where people do those kinds of pairings… Always one to defy convention, these fancy-schmancy chicken wings are perfect as a quick and easy meal, or for a party. The orange may sound … Continue reading

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La Spinetta Nebbiolo, Langhe-Piedmont, Italy 2008.

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Grape 100% Nebbiolo [neh-bee-oh-low]   Facts La Spinetta was founded in 1977 by Giuseppe and Lidia Rivetti. They’re big on the idea that the best wines are made in the vineyard, rather than in the winery, and take as minimal … Continue reading

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Understanding Moscato.

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What is Moscato? Moscato is a sweet dessert-style white wine, typically lower in alcohol, and usually lightly sparkling.  It’s a taste that Millennials seem to be digging big-style (but we’ll get to that in a minute)! Muscat Blanc à Petits … Continue reading

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Borgogno Dolcetto d’Alba 2007 Paired with Flank Steak Spirals with Porcini and Red Wine Sauce

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How nice is it to get home to a meal sat on the table when you walk in from working all day!?!? Not that I ask for it very often, but if the Mrs is off, and I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Saracco Moscato d’Asti, from Piedmont, Italy

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  Wine Saracco Moscato d’Asti   Grape 100% Moscato   Place Asti, Piedmont, Italy   Price $16-17 average retail price  

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