Maybe the bottom of people’s minds in America right now is Wineries, Tasting Rooms, Restaurants, Food Servers, Bartenders. If you are a wine lover and foodie like me I am sure you have your personal favorites like mine is Washington State and Oregon Pinots, and I personally worked in Restaurants and Bars as a Food […]Read More Wine Lovers, Foodies, How You Can Help!
Don’t Put Up With Mediocrity m In the past, right after my divorce in 2008, I rented a room from a referral that was given to me by a mutual friend. Carolina was divorced and wanted to rent a room and I really needed a room and a friend. Little did I know she was […]Read More No Somm?? Then BYOB!
Every Thanksgiving I get asked by customers, blog followers, friends and periodicals, “What Wines Go Well With Turkey”. Every year, I say the same response. “The holiday plate is not just about a slice of Turkey. What about the sugar in the candied yams, cranberry sauce or relish, spices in savory stuffings, herbs used to […]Read More Thanksgiving Wines, Not TURKEY Wines!
All food with a little heat need some sort of sweet to balance out the flavors. Some people use sweet fruits like Mango, Peaches, and Pineapples or Honey, I am using the off dry sweetness of Wines to calm down the heat. Look for Yeah Mon Sauces at Brothers Farmers Market In Davie and […]Read More Foods With Heat..Need Wines With Sweet
$11.99 At ABC Fine Wine And Spirits. Shop online at http://www.abcfws.com Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More There’s More To Italian Wine Than Chianti!! Super Tuscans Are SUPER!!
If you go to a Restaurant and see Sangria being made to order…Don’t Order !! The entire concept of course originating in Spain not Mexico as some think or certainly not from the USA, is to use leftover Spanish Wine, add some Spanish Brandy, add some sugar, fruit juices and the most important part, MACERATING Fruits […]Read More Sangria Should Be Made Ahead Of Time. Why Bother??
I like a Merlot. She Likes a Cabernet Sauvignon annnd we also like Red Blends. Guess What?? They are all Red Blends!! In most of America only 75% of the grape that is listed on the outside of the bottle has to be inside the bottle. Then even if it were 100% of the grape […]Read More Buy Wine By Style And Budget Never By Grape!
I am so pleased to be back working for ABC Fine Wines And Spirits. I would be a very wealthy man if I received a dollar for every time a guest in a restaurant or at ABC has said to me either “Can I Take You With Me When I Shop For Wine”? or ” […]Read More Wish I Had A Sommelier With Me All The Time!! NOW YOU CAN!!