The fabulous New World Wine and Food Festival is offering special discounts on tickets to its wonderful events. But you have to act now. The weeklong festival of all things wine and food will be May 12-16. Buy tickets now and get a 15% discount. The offer expires April 22.
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.
A big congratulations to Dough Pizzeria Napoletana and owners Doug and Lori Horn. Dough is being certified by the Verace Pizza Napoletana in Naples, Italy for the restaurant’s strict guidelines in preparing traditional Pizza Napoletana. The certification is much like the standards winemakers in various regions must adhere to when they produce wines that follow […]
It’s busy, incredibly crowded but a lot of fun. Anxiety, excitement and a wonderful rich grape aroma fill the air as wine makers all over the valley begin the mammoth task of harvesting their grapes. What a fun time to be in wine country! When you go, you’ll see that it’s a scientific process that’s […]