Food & Wine Pairings

CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: November 25th, 2015
Thanksgiving wine picks We asked our local vintners from the Central Coast to share some of their favorite wine pairings, or a favorite Thanksgiving memory or an oddball pairing they didn’t think would work, but did. Here’s what they told us. Therese Martin of Martin Ranch, who makes wine with her husband, Dan, on an idyllic property in
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: November 5th, 2015
Three Sticks Winery Pinot Noir Three Sticks Winery Meets The Plumed Horse By: Laura Ness Walking through the doors of The Plumed Horse, Saratoga’s only Michelin-starred restaurant transports you to a world apart. First, there’s the top-drawer service: an immediate greeting, polite, but friendly. Then, there’s the trippy underground wine storage cellar visible through a glass floor that will give
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: October 23rd, 2015
Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyard Founder The Day of the Doon event at Bonny Doon’s ethereally beautiful estate out in the rolling hills of San Juan Bautista, could have been subtitled “The Never-Ending Charlie Parker and Randall Grahm Reunion Continues.” Or, perhaps, “Outstanding in the Field of Dreams” would be a more accurate moniker. Nonetheless, here at Popelouchum (pronounced “pop-loh-SHOOM”), the
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: October 3rd, 2015
Lunch with Argentine Wine Legend: Jose “Pepe” Galante Honoring Jose “Pepe” Galante’s 40th Harvest When you get invited to have lunch with Argentina’s father of modern winemaking, in the fabulous home of Deborah Parker Wong, to taste some of the best Argentine wine around, you show up! Now say you just had twins seven weeks prior, and you are technically still on “maternity
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: July 28th, 2015
Photo Credit: Eli Pitta Livermore Food and Wine Tastes Better All the Time Taste Our Terroir, 2015 edition, paired Livermore wineries and their chosen restaurant partners to create what were some memorable marriages of food and wine. This year, 19 winery and restaurant teams went head to head to win over the palates and hearts of both professional judges
CATEGORY: Cooking & Recipes, Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 16th, 2015
Passover Kosher A_Seder_table_setting With Passover right around the corner, (April 3 at sundown to April 11th), people hosting a Passover Seder, can always use some amazing recipes and kosher wine pairings to make this meaningful meal delicious and memorable. Award-winning Chef Gabe Garcia of Tierra Sur, the widely acclaimed kosher restaurant located at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard,