One of the most valuable friends a wine lover can have is a trusted wine expert…someone who not only has extensively studied wine but who also samples a lot of wines to learn even more. That person will save you countless dollars over the years. I speak from experience!
I’ve never been one for rules, and some would say we recently broke a big one in the wine pairing world. It was so worth it! The Luce Della Vita ’09, a Sangiovese-Merlot blend, was the star of our dinner–our 30th anniversary! A big event yes and we wanted a big wine to celebrate with.
Delectable pastas, fluffy soufflés and slow-cooked short ribs – just a sample of the incredible Bistro Boot Camp dishes we learned to perfect last week at the CIA in San Antonio. The weeklong kitchen capers at the CIA inspired me to spend Sunday afternoon in my kitchen trying some of the new techniques I learned. […]