2 Natural Wines & A GIANT PORK CHOP OF LOVE
DO NOT ADJUST ANYTHING ON YOUR SCREEN, THIS LOOKS EXACTLY AS GOOD AS IT TASTES. After having to head into work on a day I normally have free, I came home to what was easily the most delicious pork chop in the history of pork chops. My amazing, multi-talented girlfriend is a truly inspired cook who treats the dinner plate like Van Gogh once treated his canvases. Seared perfectly with...
IT PUTS THE ROSÉ ON THE SKIN
To kick off our Delmano tastings open to the public, we started cracking bottles on a stunning 80˚F sunny day at 3pm in the afternoon beneath the shade of the elegantly tattered light blue and white awnings of Hotel Delmano. Couldn’t have planned it any better. So we started with the Cotes de Provence Rosé by Domaine de la Fouquette 2010. This stuff is light (to the point of watery -...
The Sherry Gateway Drug
Before I tell you how amazing this wine is, keep in mind the reason I find it so amazing is because it is unique. And before I get into what it is, it is interesting to note that it is a collaboration between 2 producers that are mainstays in the fortified world of wine: the Equipo Navazos group (known for top-tier Sherry) and Dirk Niepoort (maker of great Port). Both are very well respected...
Purple Beer, Riesling, & Arty/Sexy Timorasso
This summer I’m sure will be filled with massive quantities of Rosé, Lambrusco, and Riesling. Since Rosé has made a strong comeback over the past few years, I expected that people would flip their Internal Rosé Switch as soon as Memorial Day Weekend passed. What is fascinating to see is the slow resurgence of Lambrusco, or as I like to call it: PURPLE BEER. This isn’t the semi-sweet...