Anne & Amie Pinot Gris with Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad with Anne Amie Pinot Gris

Almost 99% of the time, when I plan my wine and food pairings for the week, I plan the meals first and then find a wine to go with them. So many wines can pair with a meal. I can usually find something on my wine rack that will go with what I am cooking.…

Chili with Chile: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili with Natura Chilean Carménère

Fall is my favorite season. I love it when the leaves change, when the weather gets brisker, and when pumpkin spice everything is everywhere. Most of all, I love fall foods, especially squashes and sweet potatoes. While the autumnal equinox has officially come and gone on the calendar, Mother Nature has decided not to comply.…

Book Talk: What to Drink With What You Eat

“‘Once you know how to do it, you don’t think about it anymore…yet learning it drove you nuts!’” (Greg Tresner of Mary Elaine’s at the Phoenician, comparing food and wine pairing to learning how to run a computer program). I recently bought the book,What to Drink with What You Eat: The Definitive Guide to Pairing…