Tag Archives: Riesling

QueenSashy

There are dishes and then there are dishes. Dishes of the first kind are heaven for wine enthusiasts. Beef bourguignon. Steamed mussels. Smoked salmon. A big, juicy steak. Lasagna. Let’s call them the slam-dunks of food-and-wine pairing. And then, there… [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Squid wine

In a jetlagged stupor, I determined to make a Bangkok-street-food inspired squid dish with spicy sambal. Did I know how to use my new pan? Not really. Was I working from a recipe? No. Had I tried the wine? Not until we sat down to dinner. But I figured that spicy Southeast Asian fare paired with a dry Riesling is likely the next obvious pairing after Napa Cab and steak, so it would probably work. [Read more…]

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Katherine Ramos

Riesling No 5

Bergamot, rose, jasmine, spice and peach with woody notes. While this might sound like a tasting note, it actually describes Guerlain’s classic fragrance, Mitsouko. And should you find yourself sniffing black cherry, raspberry, plum and vanilla, you’ve either poured a California Cab — or doused yourself in Britney Spears’ Midnight Fantasy. [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Vin Vivant [va N vē-ˈvänt]: 1) a person cultivating refined and sociable tastes when it comes to pairing food and drink 2) one who offers tasty tidbits from the wine world Like many cooks with pantries full of spices, condiments, fancy… [Read more…]

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Mindy Joyce

When you visit the Finger Lakes, you’ll kick yourself for not going sooner. It took me six years of living in New York to venture up to the region and, coming from New Zealand, a country that has an abundance… [Read more…]

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