Aug 8, 2017

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Pair This: Fairsing Chardonnay 2013 ...

Pair This: Fairsing Chardonnay 2013 with Brown Butter Hazelnut & Arugula CousCous

I’ve been a long-time super-fan of Oregon Chardonnay, heralding its...

Oct 27, 2015

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Pair This: Butternut Squash Ravioli ...

Pair This: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Cream Sauce and Willamette Valley Vineyards Vintage 40 Chardonnay

Without a doubt, fall is my favorite time of year.  The bounty of...

Sep 15, 2015

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Bodacious Corn and Grüner Veltliner ...

Bodacious Corn and Grüner Veltliner – A Tasty Late Summer Pairing

When Snooth.com approached a group of some wine writing friends and me about...

Sep 1, 2014

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Pair This: LaVelle Vineyards Willame...

Pair This: LaVelle Vineyards Willamette Valley 2013 Pinot Gris and a 1956 Austin-Healey

LaVelle Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard located...

Jun 16, 2014

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Pair This: Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardo...

Pair This: Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardonnay with Frantoio Toasted Pine Nut Hummus

I absolutely love it when food and wine marries in perfect harmony, and this...

May 27, 2014

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Pair This: Cornerstone Cellars 2011 ...

Pair This: Cornerstone Cellars 2011 Chardonnay and Spiced Popcorn

If you’re an avid reader of my website, you’ll know by now that...

Feb 14, 2014

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Valentine’s Day Perfection: Br...

Valentine’s Day Perfection: Brut Rosé and Popcorn for Two

I have never really been a fan of chocolate paired with wine.  With just two...

Feb 9, 2014

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Pair This: The Pines 1852 Brut Rosé ...

Pair This: The Pines 1852 Brut Rosé with a Pacific Coast Sunset

As I sit at home snowed in for the third day in a row, I can’t help but...

Jan 28, 2014

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Pair This: Pacific Coast Clam Chowde...

Pair This: Pacific Coast Clam Chowder and Lobster Reef Sauvignon Blanc 2012

I first tried the Lobster Reef 2012 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc back on...

Dec 28, 2013

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The Ultimate Crowd Pleasing Recipes ...

The Ultimate Crowd Pleasing Recipes to Pair With Bubbly on NYE

Every New Year’s Eve, family and friends gather at my house for a feast...

Nov 26, 2013

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Pair This: Rib Shack Red and A Guy

Pair This: Rib Shack Red and A Guy

I’ve been exploring some really outstanding South African wines...

Oct 28, 2013

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Pair This: Dry Creek Vineyard Old Vi...

Pair This: Dry Creek Vineyard Old Vine Zinfandel 2010 with Bacon and Blue Cheese Steaks

We’re having an Indian Summer kind-of-year here in the Willamette...