Crafted to please lovers of the big California style – big, rich and with 15.4% alcohol! $29 Speedy Creek Winery is in Knight’s Valley – Sonoma’s Northeastern section where the county abuts Napa. The vineyard and winery name was inspired by the sound of the rushing creeks you’d hear if standing in the vineyards during the wet season. But […]
The differences in the taste and aromas of Zinfandel and Syrah are described here.
This braised pork shank recipe comes from Sondra Bernstein of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma.
A unique take on the classic grilled steak, pair this recipe with a bold red such as Zinfandel, Syrah, Rhone blends or new world Cabernet/Meritage wines.
This recipe for Wild boar chili with tomatillos can be a bit spicy for many wines. I’ve paired it here with a fruity red to salve any tastebuds enraged by the tomatillos! Enjoy.
Dave the Wine Merchant recommends these lamb burgers (with balsamic-glazed red onion and goat cheese) with spicy, robust reds, though any red wine will not disappointed.
Dave the Wine Merchant features the 2005 Zinfandel from Bonneau Wines, described by one of his customers as “the first Zinfandel I’ve had in a long while that didn’t taste like it should spread it on toast!”
This recipe for Spanish Wings – a tapa, or “small plate” dish – pairs well with lower alcohol Zinfandels
Wine Merchant Dave Chambers discusses the six wines selected for the April shipment to club members.