While the Cat’s Away the Mouse will Play #MerlotMe

lamb chops on a Primo ceramic grill

Cat’s Away, Mouse Will Play It’s not what you think! Julie is away for the week on a women’s business school reunion trip to Chile. Does this mean shenanigans back at home? No, but it does mean a week of enjoying forbidden foods: lamb, rabbit, eggplant, more lamb, go! Julie took off on Thursday afternoon; … Continue reading

Grill Braised Brisket with Duckhorn Merlot #MerlotMe #WinePW

Grill braised brisket with Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot

For October, It’s Merlot Pairing Weekend For the third year, our Wine Pairing Weekend clan has been happily hijacked into a month-long celebration of the Merlot grape in collaboration with the #MerlotMe group of wineries. Take a look at what our group has cooked up farther down in this post. If you see this early … Continue reading

2017 #MerlotMe Preview #WinePW

Merlot wines for #MerlotMe

Wine Pairing Weekend Group Returns to the Merlot Bandwagon for Year Three! Our Wine Pairing Weekend blogging group (#WinePW on twitter) takes on a monthly wine pairing experiment/challenge. Most of the time, we are looking for a new challenge. However, we have had a ton of fun collaborating with the #MerlotMe group of wineries for … Continue reading

October 2017 – Time for #MerlotMe! #WinePW

Merlot from all over North America for #MerlotMe

October Is #MerlotMe Month Forget pumpkin spice, October is all about Merlot. 2017 will mark year 3 for our Wine Pairing Weekend group collaboration with MerlotMe ! Join us in our month-long celebration of the Merlot grape. Along with the MerlotMe wineries, we’ll be posting and chatting up our love for Merlot in the month of … Continue reading

Cool Kitchen Seafood Rolls for an Easy Summer Supper #WinePW

Easy no-cook seafood rolls pair with Villa Maria Sauvignon Blancs at www.foodwineclick.com

Kicking Back for an Easy Summer Supper with Wine Pairing Weekend Members of our Wine Pairing Weekend group work pretty hard to pair great foods with great wine choices. Sometimes, though, it’s fun to just relax and take an easy path to dinner. The food still needs to taste great and pair with some nice … Continue reading

Summer Wines With Memphis Style Slow Smoked Ribs #WinePW

Summertime and the Grillin’s Easy Our Wine Pairing Weekend assignment this month was a natural for the summer, the grill. Take a look at all the other enthusiastic grilling posts farther down on this page! My #WinePW buddies always have some great ideas to share. Truth be told, I grill year-round. However, in the summertime, … Continue reading

Add a Little Sparkle to Your Brunch #WinePW

Glera Frizzante and a brunch omelet

Wine Pairing Weekend Goes to Brunch Our Wine Pairing Weekend May theme is Brunch. I’ve been trying to include more easy recipes in my blog posts recently, so I thought: “Omelet, how hard can that be?” As is often the case,  easy and elegant looks may not be so easy to achieve! If you’d like … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New – Flank Steak & Douro Red #WinePW

Quinta do Romeu Douro Red wine with steak

Wine Pairing Weekend Tries Something New Our Wine Pairing Weekend January theme is “try a new wine”. My challenge this month was that we were away for a long weekend just before our posts were due. My “something new” tools were the Utah State Liquor Store and our condo kitchen, so my post became a … Continue reading

Never Say Never: Cab Franc #WinePW

Memaloose wine with Primo Grill on the deck

Wine Pairing Weekend Celebrates Cabernet Franc Our blogging winemaker buddy, Lori, from Dracaena Wines just finished hosting a worldwide Cabernet Franc Appreciation day (#CabFrancDay on Twitter) and today our Wine Pairing Weekend group is continuing the celebration. There are links to all the posts further down in this post. Never Cab Franc Lori’s crusade is … Continue reading

A Love Affair with Merlot and the Grill #MerlotMe #WinePW

Second Annual Meeting of Wine Pairing Weekend and #MerlotMe Our Wine Pairing Weekend group had a ball last year helping the #MerlotMe group of wineries in their October month-long celebration of the under-appreciated Merlot grape. We were tickled to be invited to join again in the October #MerlotMe celebration 2016! Love Merlot and the Grill … Continue reading

SIP Wine Blog - Bordeaux

by Nicolle Croft, direct from Bordeaux's Vineyards & winemakers particularly those with soil on their shoes www.sip-wines.com

foodwineclick

When food and wine click!

David Crossley's Wide World of Wine

Wine from around the world

The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

amarchinthevines

Learning about wine, vines and vignerons whilst living in the Languedoc

CHEAP WINE CURIOUS

Mining the bottom shelves since 2013

Wine Esquire

This is a wine blog. A wine blog written by a lawyer. Because lawyers drink wine.

L'OCCASION

a reason for wine

The Palladian Traveler

Meandering along the cobblestone and travertine to somewhere...

BRAVA WINE COMPANY

Delicious Wine Adventures + Croatia Love

learnitalianwines - by tom hyland

A guide to Italian wines, grapes and producers

CHASING THE VINE

Both Travelogue and Wine Blog, a search for unique wines, people and places across the globe

Orna O'Reilly: Travelling Italy

Blogging about Italy and all things Italian

Wayzata Wine Club

Club news, schedule, & meeting recaps

ROCKIN RED BLOG

A Song in Every Glass

PLEASE BRING ME MY WINE

Bringing You The Best Bits About Drinking Wine

SAHMmelier

Stay at home mom, lover of wine

Living in the Langhe

Life among the hills and vines of Barolo, Italy

Confessions of a Wine Geek

Drinking, learning and having fun

Talk-A-Vino

Wine, food and life