Every November I have to do the same video and disagree with all of my Somm Colleagues and Brother and Sisterhood about what wine to drink on the big Feast Day of Thanksgiving. It’s Simple! There are thousands of pairings for Turkey. Do you remember however that this is the day we cook our traditional […]Read More Wines For THANKSGIVING Not For TURKEY!!!
95% of customers I assist with recommendations whether buying for themselves or for someone else, ask for a Red Wine. I think the reason for this is that most wine consumers only think of White Wine as Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. There are thousands of other grape varietals that produce white wines […]Read More Dreaming Of A WHITE Wine Christmas
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??
It’s great to be a Restaurant Sommelier Again. As I notice the selection process of our dining guests without my guidance, I find that most still are NOT concerned with Pairing the Wine with the Food they are eating. Of course the best wine to choose is the Wine YOU LIKE no matter what the […]Read More Spanish Wines Are The Clear Winner At Brazilian Steakhouses
I Apologize for the lack of Audio. Apparently the Music Track I used was Copyrighted and protected…..so fast forward to the pictures of food..LOLRead More Eating Italy 2013 With NADIA GALATI…”TWO TUMS UP”
It’s that time of year where we turn the corner from Spring to Summer and the Gas Grills and Backyard BBQ’S become a weekend tradition. I am tasting wines all the time and I think I narrowed it down to my best two choices for “Chillin’ And Grillin’”. Last October I posted a video of […]Read More Wines For Chillin’ And Grillin’ As Summer Approaches!
I always encourage wine consumers to stray away from the standard grape varietals and countries they keep buying wine from repeatedly. The fun of wine is to branch out and experiment. I practice what I preach. My work schedule is crazy, so this year I didn’t get to have my once a year fill of […]Read More Italian Varietals With Passover Food? What Am I Chopped Liver?