Kathryn Hall bottle signing – Tuesday 4-6pm East Side Wine & Spirits Store (Penn Circle South near Whole Foods) If you are a fan of California Wines (I am) – here is an opportunity to meet Kathryn Hall, proprietor of Hall Wines (www.hallwines.com), who will be conducting a bottle signing & wine tasting at the … Continue reading Wine events this week 21Mar11…
Just back from another fun Wine and Cheese Cruise – had some very interesting wine and cheese combinations with a diverse and interesting group of people. The Spanish Cava and Fluer Verte was a wonderful surprise and the Shiraz and King Island “Roaring 40s” Blue was stunning. As the saying goes: “What grows together goes … Continue reading Wine and Cheese – Great Combinations!
We love seeking the best sparklers for our holiday party at the Renaissance Hotel (530p-9p) in downtown Pittsburgh, what fun we will have with this bubbly line up from around the world! This event is open to the public, all are welcome! Especially for us, Chef Brian Volmrich (formerly of the Inn at Little Washington) … Continue reading Grapenuts Bubbly Blowout Dec 1st 2010
One look at the bell-shaped bottle of Codorniu Brut Reserva Cuvee Raventos NV, and you are led to believe this is a sophisticated sparkler. Indeed the appearance is one of a more expensive product than the sale price of $9.99 in Pennsylvania State Stores. At first pour, the Cava’s color is light and golden with … Continue reading Codorniu Brut Reserva Cuvee Raventos NV
Spanish Wine and Cheese combinations I was fortunate to be invited again to participate in a river cruise built specifically around the pairing of wines and cheeses, this time Spanish wines and cheeses. The event was promoted by Grapenuts (www.grapenuts.org), a group in which I have been involved for many years with John Mahood, and David Bennett, … Continue reading Spanish Wine and Cheese, great combinations!