The bottom of a plastic water bottle makes a serviceable wine glass, once severed from its top using such handy devices as the serrated blade of a corkscrew…
Mussels, crsip french fries, a fresh baguette and a glass of Chenin Blanc – the combination broght me closer to heaven than I probably deserve.
When Father Junipero Serra planted Santa Barbara County’s first grapevines in 1782, he could scarcely have been aware of their potential. The same can be said…
This space is going silent for a while as we take some time to tour the Loire Valley wine region…
I always have wine on my mind. So as I sat watching the sheepdog trials… I started craving a glass of pinot and our favorite recipe for roast lamb.
It’s not surprising that many Chinglish signs advertise food. Most tourists must eat several times a day. And food is a defining cultural experience whether you’re touring Beijing or California wine country.
Highlights of food and wine pairings during a recent trip to a nomadic restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area.
“The summer of 1968 was hot and humid, just the way tomatoes like it.” So starts this story behind this recipe for Tomato Butt Gazpacho
It’s never fun, being led down a rabbit hole. But that’s where I was recently taken… My only defense is that wine bloggers are seldom called upon to exhibit investigative reporting skills. So we get rusty.
What happens to our grapes if the Pacific ocean warms up? This is the topic of this video from KQED’s program “QUEST”.