Tag Archives: Spain

2011 Do Ferreiro Albariño Paired with Arroz la Mar

Summer is not quite over yet I have to say that it has been my summer of Albariño. The warm weather in my neck of the woods and my affinity for fish set the stage for pairing this varietal with … Continue reading

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Native to Spain, Tenacious Tempranillo Targets Arizona Winemakers and Continues to Captivate Californian’s Palates

Spanish Tempranillos are huge, complex wines that are known for their big tannins; noticeable oak; aromas of intense red meat, leather and tobacco; flavors of deep black fruit, herbs and spices; and even a bitter vegetal character. These are the … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say “Sea Scallop”? – Winter Fiesta Food and Wine Pairing with Bokisch Vineyards

Say the word “scallop” and my ears perk up and my nose gets to sniff’n. Seared sea scallops drew me to the Bokisch Vineyards Winter Fiesta Single-Barrel Wine Release party at the Cellardoor in downtown Lodi, held January 27. I’ve … Continue reading

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