Jun 132014

Father’s Day Wine Pairing – This article originally appeared on the award winning site; Tasty Chomps from Orlando, FL. I was honored to contribute my personal suggestions for wine pairings.

Tasty Chomps' Orlando

Father’s Day is soon approaching. If you haven’t picked out something special for good ol’ dad, don’t sweat it – we have a few recommendations to make this Father’s Day extra special. For those of you who were triumphant in braving the busy shops and malls to find that perfect gift, we’d like to remind you that no gift is perfect without wine. If you got him chocolate – get him wine! If you’re taking him out to dinner – get him wine! Is he receiving a beautiful white dress shirt? Again, get that man some wine, STAT.

After surveying a total of 81 dads across the nation and figuring out what they really want for Father’s Day, Roger Beery of Bacchus & Beery and I discussed which wines pair exquisitely with these suggestions. Continue reading »

Sep 122011
Wine Blog

Thai Larb

Wine Blog

Thai Larb Spices

Larb is a traditional lettuce wrapped meat salad regarded as the national dish of Laos.  It can be made with any kind of meat and occasionally fish, seasoned with lime juice, fish sauce, chilies and fresh herbs.  This Thai inspired recipe was given to me by my BFF, Rhonda.  The Basil, Mint, Cilantro, Jalapeño and Chili Garlic Sauce give the ground turkey (keeping it healthy) a zippy flavor without being too spicy. Continue reading »