Silver Oak’s talented winemaker Daniel Baron counts some 16 years as producing the big cabernet sauvignon that so many have come to know and love.
Perfect wine and food pairings do happen, but usually they take a little effort to achieve.
In general, you want the weight of your wine to match the weight of your food. Heavier foods like roasted meats or dishes with heavy sauces need a full bodied wine.
Ten years ago I co-hosted twice with Regis Philbin when the program was looking for a replacement for Kathi Lee. It was a whirwind trip to NY – my nerves were a wreck. I didn’t sleep for days before, but it was an experience I’ll never forget. Regis was delightful. Turns out it was a […]
Robert Mondavi’s vision of making fine wines and establishing Napa as a world-class wine making region is still celebrated today. The marketing genius made the name Mondavi synonymous with the word wine. I had the pleasure of meeting Rob Mondavi, Jr., Robert’s grandson, during last Fall’s crush.
I recently had a couple of wines you don’t often see in the mainstream here, and I wanted to share them with you. Both have roots dating back many thousands of years. The first is a delightful white from Campania – the grape and the wine are Greco di Tufo – different producers sell this […]
The good news for wine drinkers is that prices have never been more competitive—especially in the higher priced wines. By higher priced, I mean $30 and above. Those wines are moving more slowly, hence, the good old law of supply and demand kicks in. Watch for sales and compare prices. That Quintessa that sells for […]