Tag Archives: Wine

More Adventures in Wines that’s “Screwed”

So Ladies and Gentlemen, the plot is thickening steadily! Yesterday, I had a conversation with a winery owner who had to trash half a bottling run (!Sob!) because it was ‘corked.’ And of course he has bottled nothing but screwtop … Continue reading

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Corked Wine in a Screwtop?

It’s official folks. I finally got a ‘corked’ (i.e. contaminated with either TCA or TBA, ) bottle of wine under a screwtop. I thought I was hallucinating. I left the bottle on the counter and tried it again this morning … Continue reading

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White Wine Leftovers

Got a glass of white left over from last night? Here’s a quick and easy dinner, a staple from the Mediterranean. – Brown boneless pork chops in olive oil (2-4) – wipe out pan – add oil & heat pan … Continue reading

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Travelling with wine

For those of you who travel with wine, booze, jam, perfume or other spirits this video is a must watch. Torture testing wine luggage

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Chocolate and Red Wine

Here’s a chocolate maker, Brix, trying to tilt the chocolate towards wine. They succeed. It’s better than the sweeter commercial pairings to which I’ve been subjected. The suggested pairings here are: Milk Chocolate with Pinot Noir/Port [Ruby & Tawny I … Continue reading

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