Tag: Napa Valley

It’s National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day… Oh, And There’s Wine!

Well, it’s another made-up “holiday,” so I set out to pair a wine with yet another childhood favorite:  the grilled cheese sandwich. There are too many variations of this classic to even mention.  A local wine bar in our area serves a “grown-up grilled cheese” with fancy shmancy cheddar on grilled sourdough (a favorite of Aphrodite and ah-mah-zing, by the… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 24, Who Woulda Thought This Would Be Such A Chore?

So Day 24 finds The Rib and me in beautiful downtown Richmond, VA for the 2012 Virginia Wine Expo.  Between traffic and other stuff, we got down from Northern Virginia a little later than planned.  The result: we missed an hour of the wine tasting and I didn’t give notes on today’s wine until after we returned to our hotel… Read more →