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Tag Archives: Wine
Okay, maybe not everything….but most things. Ever been stuck with the responsibility of ordering wine for the table when one person is having chicken, another is having filet mignon, and yet another is having rare tuna? What about choosing wine…
Here’s a spicy twist on white sangria. A subtle heat from a macerated habanero makes this cocktail irresistibly delicious! Start a day in advance and remove the habanero before serving! This is easiest if you tie it up in a little bundle of cheesecloth.
Omg, you guys, it’s finally grilling season! Since Emily’s been providing you with delectable summer recipes for the grill (seriously, how delicious did those ribs look?!), I thought I’d chime in with my recommendations for wines to match all things smoky and charred.
The wines we reach for as the temperature rises tend toward the light and crisp side, rather than the rich and decadent. Well, it just so happens that these light, tart foods and crisp, refreshing wines work together perfectly. Why? It’s all about matching the acidity level of what you’re eating to that of what’s in your glass.
It can be daunting for a wine novice to walk into a wine shop and pull an unfamiliar bottle from the shelf, confident in the fact that they know exactly how that wine will taste. We’ve all been there, but learn a few tips and you can choose with confidence, regardless of how cute the label is.
Even though it’s technically spring, Emily had to dig her car out from under six inches of snow yesterday morning, and I’m still cursing my light ‘seasonal transition’ jacket and wishing I’d grabbed my scarf and gloves before heading into…