Tag Archives: Wine

Notes From The Beach: Vin’tij Is Just So Good

If you know me, you know that I’m a fairly live and let live guy. I approach life and people with, not an open mind – I feel like the entire idea of an open mind is to eventually close … Continue reading

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Hello to All That

Although I’ve allowed it to meander from the proscribed path, this blog has its roots in the appreciation of food and wine and in the proper preparation and enjoyment of the same. In keeping with that idea, let me perfunctorily … Continue reading

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Wednesday Recipe: Coq Au Vin

I’ve had a variation on these electronic pages, but that was Italian. This is the classic French in so much as I scoured my cookbooks looking for a single reference to it. Nada. Not one recipe in over $1500 worth … Continue reading

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Tasting:Serra Barbera d’Alba 2009 Paitin Vineyard and the premier of “Another Thing That Polish Woman Made Me Do.”

Ever since a Polish friend of ours made traditional pierogis for us I have very much wanted to learn to make them. For those not familiar with pierogis, they are semi-circular dumplings, usually fried in butter and onions and then … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest

In my high school creative writing class we had an excersise where we would scan the newspaper, find the nuttiest or most outlandish story, and then write a back story for the participants. I give you Luann McKinnley. A little … Continue reading

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Tasting: Big House Red 2010 – in a box!

Years ago I bought a box of Cuvee Stephi for the restaurant. It cost $86.00 and held the equivalent of thirteen bottles. Cuvee Stephi is a very enjoyable, fairly rugged wine and at that price and absent the risk of … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest

In preperation for Monday’s second Game of the Century of this season, I invite you to read an entry from the archives of Track ‘Em Tigers, an Auburn blog, which shows that, in at least one instance, Auburn fans are … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest

I just like this picture. This article from Inside Scoop SF was posted on Neighborhood Hops & Vine’s Facebook Page. It’s a good read. I didn’t review my dinner at Highland’s last night because I don’t think they need to … Continue reading

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