Vino Rose’ Celebrates Spring!

I’ll admit it.I do get a little grumpy when the spring weather is less than, say, perfect.No, really. Hence last week’s whiny post about having to sit indoors, indoors!, to drink my wine. I did have a headache, so I had a teeny little excuse. Fast forward one week, and it was a beautiful,...

Alamos Torrontes for Springtime Sipping

I am not a meteorologist, and I don’t play one on TV. But I can certainly tell when a cold front has blasted through. First is the downward leap in temperatures.Next a massive headache takes over my head and unsettles my stomach.Am I the only person who gets these cold-front headaches? I had my sunny spot...

Ignore the Rules with Giancarlo Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

A bold food deserves a bold wine.Match the “weight” of the food with the “weight” of the wine. These directives are found in many wine and food pairing guides. Saturday night’s dinner had me questioning those directives though. I picked recipes from the amazing cookbook, The New Mediterranean Table, by Sameh Wadi, (available on...