Category Archives: California Wine

Jancis Robinson’s Wine Grapes Book Review in SAVEUR

SAVEUR, December 2012 Issue Here’s a copy of my recent and short book review of Wine Grapes by Jancis Robinson and her co-authors in SAVEUR’s December 2012 issue. Roots Matter: Wine Grapes by Jancis Robinson, Julie Harding and José Vouillamoz … Continue reading

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UNDER THE RADAR REDS – 3 Reasons To Love Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah & Tannat

1. Food-friendliness, 2. Robust Character, and 3. Ample Flavors Just because these grapes may be unfamiliar, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try one of a trio of robust reds for your next cassoulet, spaghetti and meatballs or roasted pork-loin accompanied … Continue reading

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SPRING BREAK FOR CHEFS

South Beach Food and Wine Festival Review Anthony Bourdain, Rachael Ray, and a coterie of the food world’s finest came out for the just-wrapped South Beach Food & Wine Festival. David Lincoln Ross has the insiders’ guide. Celebrating its tenth … Continue reading

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