What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last but not least – red wine.
Every four years the best of the best compete on behalf of their countries and for our hearts during the Summer Olympic games. London is already proving to be quite the locale! I’m looking forward to tuning in, beginning Friday, July 27th…mark your calendars!!
A big thank you to the medical community for giving us a number of reasons to enjoy a glass of red wine, but now there’s a new study regarding women and red wine that actually might arouse just as much interest among men as women.
Sure red wines work well with red meats and white wines with fish and poultry but ever wonder how to pair wine with cheese? Just because the cheese is white doesn’t mean white wine is the best choice.
I love this time of year. There’s nothing like the holidays to put you in a festive mood. And, no better way to celebrate than with good friends and good wine.
I’ve got some great wine suggestions for all kinds of holiday dishes, plus some ‘bubblies’ that are just plain fun! [...]
I recently had a couple of wines you don’t often see in the mainstream here, and I wanted to share them with you. Both have roots dating back many thousands of years.
The first is a delightful white from Campania – the grape and the wine are Greco di Tufo – different [...]
You’ll be glad you popped the top on the delicious Escargot Bordelaise at San Antonio’s newest downtown restaurant Le Midi. It’s French with a capital ‘F’. While the name implies ‘lunch’, bring your appetite. Dinner is hearty fare.
The escargot was one of my favorite dishes in a delicious [...]
Okay guys…it’s tonight—an incredible wine tasting of Burgess Cellars wines at Francesca’s at the Westin La Cantera. Sunset central! The view this time of year in the evening is spectacular.
The Burgess vineyards are located on the famed Howell Mountain in Napa. If you enjoy red wines, you’ll enjoy this [...]
Dark chocolate and red wine…find yourself floating up to heaven just thinking about the combination?! Keep flying and I’ll fill you in on the results of a wine and chocolate pairing I recently did at my house.
There were 11 of us – 2 sommeliers, 8 admitted chocoholics and one who ‘just [...]
The 100 degrees temperatures are getting old aren’t they? I’ m working on reorganizing my recipe section on the website (it grew so fast it’s out of control – a good problem to have). As I scrolled through the recipes I started looking for something that would be good [...]