May 202010

Strings Restaurant (Denver) & Van Duzer Pinot Noir – A Nice Combination

We were excited last week to see a posting from our friends at for a wine dinner at Strings Restaurant in Denver with Van Duzer Vineyards Pinots from Willamette Valley, Oregon. We had wanted to give Strings a try after a couple of good recommendations and we like Van Duzer pinots…nice combination. Continue reading »

Apr 212010

Last night Donna and I joined our friend and award winning Chef Mark Paul at the wine bar connected to his Austin, Tx Wink Restaurant. Since we’ve known Mark nearly 20 years the conversation ranged from restaurant ideas to food to wine to his sister’s (who was our kid’s babysitter 17 years ago) new baby. The food (house-cured salmon on rye, PEI mussels in white wine sauce and a delectable salmon spring roll served with a citrus dipping sauce) as always was amazing, but the conversation turned to wine. Continue reading »