Cocktails — Christmas Cosmopolitans Appetizer — Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Salad — Green Leaf Lettuce, Beet, Goat Cheese, And Walnut Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Entree — Roast Beef Tenderloin Sides — Scalloped Potatoes & Fast Buttery Peas Dessert — Bananas Foster Wines — Smoking Loon Viognier & Darioush Duel (All recipes from America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook) [...]
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The Aspect of Agriculture Let’s start with my favorite wine quote of all-time: “Winemaking is agriculture’s highest art form” -Anonymous For all its complexity, wine is born of something utterly simple – a GRAPE. A grape is by weight: 75% pulp / 20% skin / 5% seeds (usually 2-4 of them) PULP is the soft [...]
I believe every person can be knowledgeable and comfortable in any social environment by understanding the basic aspects of wine. For the next six days I will write posts, each of which will cover a different aspect of this sacramental drink. Here is the introduction. On our first sojourn to the verdant hillsides of Tuscany, [...]