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

Cool Kitchen Seafood Rolls for an Easy Summer Supper #WinePW

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

Southwest France wine map

French #Winophiles Return to Sud-Ouest (Southwest) France

Explore Sud-Oest (Southwest) France with the French Winophiles on July 15th! It’s been 2 years since our #Winophiles group first explored the wines of Southwest France. As French wine regions go, it’s near the bottom of the list for familiarity. It’s time to return to further our investigation! Looking at the map, you might realize … Continue reading

Blandy's 10 year Malmsey Madeira

Friday Night: Sipping as Our Forefathers Did – Madeira

Dessert Wines – Wines with a Story Almost every dessert wine I know has an interesting story. Sometimes it’s the vineyard conditions: foggy fall mornings, early freezes, long dry autumns.  Often, the story involves history and the challenges of transporting wines over long distances before the age of refrigeration. On the Friday evening of our … Continue reading

Italian Wine 101: Italian Wine Intro and Chianti!

Italian Wine 101: Intro to Italian Wine and Chianti After spending a few months virtually cruising around France, you have hopefully gained some insight into affordable French wines. In case you missed France, the posts are available here. Ready for more? Let’s jump over to Italy. No time? Jump right to the Cheatsheet here: Italian … Continue reading

Villa Maria Wines from New Zealand

Villa Maria Virtual Visit

A Virtual New Zealand Visit to Villa Maria via Snooth Virtual Tastings/Chats are a blast, if you’re an action junkie.  The biggest challenge is managing your time for the hour of the chat. We taste, eat, tweet, photograph, and often are chatting on a custom media outside of the usual suspects (Twitter, Facebook, etc…). Tonight, … Continue reading

Primo Ceramic grill, pizza, and Trediberri Barber d'Alba

Friday Night: Pizza and Trediberri Barbera d’Alba

Friday Night: Easy Pizza and a Nice Bottle of Wine When we make pizza at home, I usually make everything from scratch: dough, sauce, and a wide variety of toppings. It’s a bit of an all-day affair, not exactly easy to start at 6pm on Friday night. Unless you like pizza at midnight!  This week, … Continue reading

Rosé Time 2017!

Welcome to Rosé Time! Spring has sprung, and the hot weather has arrived. In Minnesota, it always takes us a few extra weeks to be really sure the cold weather has gone for the season. Farmers markets have opened, the yard has greened up, and the mosquitoes are due any day now. That can only … Continue reading

Domaine Louis Max wines from Burgundy

Salmon and Morels with the Domaine Wines of Louis Max #Winophiles

French Winophiles Linger in Bourgogne Our winophiles group loves Burgundy (Bourgogne) so much, we decided we needed to spend two months exploring the region. Last month, we were in Chablis and the Northern part of the Côte d’Or: the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune. The wines of these northern regions are real … Continue reading

Crawling Through the Cellar at Louis Max

Moral of the Story: When your wine industry friend sets up a visit, JUMP ON IT! While planning our visit in France last fall, I contacted a couple of local Minnesota wine industry folks for any tips or visits we might make while in the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. I didn’t hear anything back, … Continue reading

Château Phélan-Ségur

Tour and Taste at Château Phélan-Ségur

Château Phélan-Ségur During our week long visit hosted by our friends at Millesima, we were treated to a private visit at Château Phélan-Ségur in St. Estephe. Where the Heck is St. Estephe? You’ll never realize how large the Bordeaux wine region is until you have the opportunity to visit. Several hours drive from end to … Continue reading

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