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Being Proud of Your Country’s Wine Doesn’t Mean Anything if You Don’t Drink It

July 13, 2011 by Vinography: A Wine Blog  
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There are a few things you can count on no matter where you are in history. One of them is the fact that children, in general, try very hard not to grow up to become their parents. The constant rejection of what the generation before liked, stood for…

Pesto: Wonderful sauce for dressing pasta.

July 13, 2011 by Jackie K  
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Pesto: Wonderful sauce for dressing pasta. Print Recipe Type: sauce Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Pesto is made with fresh basil, olive oil, garlic and pine nuts. Chopped until smooth in a food processor until smooth and finely ground. You can vary your pesto by using other herbs such as cilantro, mint [...]

Budget cuts and Burgundy: Paul Ryan’s rank hypocrisy

July 13, 2011 by steve  
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I can’t agree with Slate’s Mike Steinberger that Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s decision to consume a couple bottles of Burgundy at $350 each was a “so what…asinine controversy.” Ryan has come under attack from the left for his luxury splurge at a Washington D.C. restaurant, even as he’s urging the Congress to pass severe new [...]

Challenging Wine Pairing: Jerked Chicken

July 13, 2011 by LaGayle  
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This month’s challenging wine pairing was a special treat. Our friends Darren and Mardee invited us over for jerked chicken, and we did our challenging pairing with their fabulous meal. What a beautiful evening in Seattle, out on their deck, eating delicious food, drinking great wine, and spending time with wonderful friends! Jerk is a [...]

Challenging Wine Pairing: Jerked Chicken was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Stupid Wine Name of the Century

July 13, 2011 by Vinography: A Wine Blog  
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By night I write here about wine. By day I spend my time in the world of branding, customer experience, and marketing. As a result, I have a higher tolerance for, and a keen understanding of the value that brands hold in the marketplace, and an apprec…