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Food Pairing for Cabernet Lovers: What Spices Go Well With Red Wine

Cabernet sauvignon was made for food. Layered and complex, it pairs seamlessly with dozens of dishes, from steak au poivre to herb-crusted lamb. Along with the classics,… Continue Reading

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Wine and Appetizers Pairing Guide: Chardonnay

What is America’s favorite white wine? By far, chardonnay tops the list. And what’s not to like? So versatile, it comes in many different styles, from rich,… Continue Reading

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Wine and Appetizer Pairing Guide: Cabernet Sauvignon

While planning an evening of wine-friendly dishes, we traditionally start with bubbles, move to a crisp white and then finish off with a bold red with dinner.… Continue Reading

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Our Best Dungeness Crab Recipes

Each corner of the U.S. has its favored crab: Maryland feels pride in their blue crabs, Florida celebrates their beloved stone crab and, here on the west… Continue Reading

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Five Desserts That Go with Red Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon Edition

Imagine you have some incredible cabernet sauvignons that you really want to show off at a dinner party, from appetizer to the grand finale. The last course… Continue Reading

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What is a Charcuterie Board: 10 Tips for an Easy Wine Pairing Appetizer

People often ask, “What is a charcuterie board (plus how to pronounce it) and what should go on it?” This is one of the easiest appetizers to serve… Continue Reading

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Elegant July 4th Menu Ideas

While America’s favorite summer holiday might be synonymous with fireworks, beer and hot dogs, we like to celebrate our country’s freedom with some elegant wine country flare.… Continue Reading

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Perfect Chardonnay Food Pairings with Recipes

As America’s favorite white wine, chardonnay graces every restaurant wine list and many dinner tables across the country. This versatile grape can be fashioned into endless wine… Continue Reading

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Ten Cabernet Sauvignon Food Pairings: Recipes and Tips

While we believe that red wines should be enjoyed on a daily basis – for health as well as making every meal special – pairing particular red… Continue Reading

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Eight Sonoma Valley Wineries with Fantastic Cheese Pairings

A short drive north from San Francisco introduces the tranquil wine region of Sonoma Valley — not to be confused with Sonoma County or Sonoma, the town.… Continue Reading