Saturday, April 23, 2011

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Lodge Hill Wine Packaging

April 19, 2011 by Mike Carter  
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Jim Barry purchased the Lodge Hill vineyard in 1977, as he was sure it would “produce some of the best Riesling in Clare.” Situated on the eastern ranges of the township of Clare, it is one of the highest vineyards in the Valley at an altitude of 480 meters, and is ideal for producing steely, [...]

Breakfast #39: Summer Fruit Salad

April 19, 2011 by ChichaJo  
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I’ll be off to our summer trip in a bit…our first trip (well, first requiring a plane ride) as a family. We’ll be going to Iloilo, a province to the south of us where I have some family. From there we’ll be taking a small boat to the island o…

Corn Chips Chili: Use your left over chili to make this delicious easy dish.

April 19, 2011 by Jackie K  
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Corn Chips Chili: Use your left over chili to make this delicious easy dish. Print Recipe Type: lunch Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 2 Make your favorite chili recipe and add corn chips, pickled jalapenos and sour cream and enjoy this delicious tasty corn chips chili recipe. [...]

Understanding Oakville’s terroir

April 19, 2011 by steve  
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Yesterday’s Taste of Oakville, the annual trade event showcasing dozens of the Cabernets and blends from this prime Napa Valley appellation, was held as usual in Robert Mondavi’s beautiful Tokalon cellar. I didn’t take any formal tasting notes, as it’s very crowded and noisy and the environment doesn’t lend itself to formal tasting. Prior to [...]

Wine Word of the Week: Rhone

April 19, 2011 by Kori  
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This week’s Wine Word of the Week is Rhone. Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine: Rhone is one of the most important wine rivers, linking a range of vineyards as dissimilar as those of Chateauneuf-du-Pape in southern France, sparkling Seyssel, and Fendant du Valais in Switzerland. In wine circles, however, the [...]

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