Tag: white wine

Brad Paisley’s “Wheelhouse” & a 2011 Cheval Quancard Cotes de Bordeaux

  This is my first written review of new music and wine. I love music, I love wine—seems like a natural fit, right? This particular album was not only the most anticipated release of the week, but was also making some headlines, so I download the “Deluxe Edition” and pushed play. Let me start with a little background information… I… Read more →

Wine For Your Moms

Sunday is Mother’s Day, so The Rib and I thought we would run down some wines that are perfect for either giving your mom or pairing with that special family dinner you plan to cook for her (’cause really, who wants to brave the restaurant crowds on Mother’s Day?).  You’re probably one of the top reasons she drinks anyway, so… Read more →

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 16, Don’t Laugh, ‘Cause You Know You’re Going to Try It

Somehow the day got away from me trying to get my iPad repaired/replaced.  I’m happy to report that when I’m done here, I’ll be setting my new iPad to syncing.  Good thing I did a backup before it stopped working; all of my ‘Words to live by from #MyNameIsEarl’ quotes were on that thing.  What will I tweet first thing… Read more →