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12 Days of Christmas Picks for the Food and Wine Lover: SIMI’s Landslide Cabernet Sauvignon

Dec 14, 2014
12 Days of Christmas Picks for the Food and Wine Lover: SIMI’s Landslide Cabernet Sauvignon

With twelve days remaining until Christmas, I thought I would count down until the big day by bringing you a dozen holiday gifts for the food and wine lover. I’ll kick off the festivities with day one’s selection: A bottle of 2011 SIMI Landslide Vineyard Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. We enjoyed this wine while...

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Robert Mondavi Winery Wine Trio: #Wine

It has been a hectic time of late for me as I’m sure it has been for others as well. So it was a happy surprise when I received a Robert Mondavi Winery trio of wines. The package included a bottle of their Pinot Noir, Fumé Blanc and a lovely Cabernet Sauvignon....

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Robert Mondavi Winery Wine Trio: #Wine

It has been a hectic time of late for me as I’m sure it has been for others as well. So it was a happy surprise when I received this Robert Mondavi Winery trio of wines. The package included a bottle of their Pinot Noir, Fumé Blanc, and a lovely Cabernet Sauvignon. What...

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Saint James Spirits Raspberry Dessert Wine: #Dessert #Wine

I found this dessert wine at Trader Joe's quite a while ago, and it was love at first sip. This wine is all about raspberries. It is a very sweet dessert wine, not a clawing sweet but a fresh raspberry kind of sweet. This wine is produced especially by...

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Cavegrrl
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Sweet Potato Latkes and Beaujolais Nouveau!

Nov 26, 2014
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Sweet Potato Latkes and Beaujolais Nouveau!

Thanksgiving 2014. Last week, Andy and I celebrated a little early because we will be in Mexico for the actual holiday, and I couldn’t resist making something special to pair with Georges Duboeuf’s new release of Beaujolais Nouveau—the inveterate red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France, that is only...

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Celebration Wines Recommendations: #Wine

It's that time of year and we are all starting to contemplate our many holiday gatherings, parties and family feasts. Then we wonder, what celebration wines should I serve, there so many to choose from. I find myself in the same quandary... The post C...

Cavegrrl
Gluten Free Menu Shines at Siino’s Pizza, Pasta and Grill in Lincoln

Nov 22, 2014
Gluten Free Menu Shines at Siino’s Pizza, Pasta and Grill in Lincoln

A few weeks ago, Andy and I visited a restaurant in Lincoln called Siino’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill. We were originally going to sample the gluten free pizzas as a part of National Pizza Month in October, but instead we decided to go with other items on the gluten free menu. Siino’s story began...

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Venetian Moon Pinot Grigio: #Wine

With the holidays fast approaching and the need for an abundance of libations one starts to consider what to buy and how much to pay for wines that our guest would enjoy. With that in mind I decided to try Venetian Moon Pinot Grigio, an inexpensive lig...

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Venetian Moon Pinot Grigio: #Wine

With the holidays fast approaching and the need for an abundance of libations one starts to consider what to buy and how much to pay for wines that our guest would enjoy. With that in mind I decided to try Venetian Moon Pinot Grigio, an inexpensive lig...

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Wine Maker’s Tweet Nearly Costs Liquor License

Nov 10, 2014
Wine Maker’s Tweet Nearly Costs Liquor License

SACRAMENTO- Simple tweets are causing some trouble for some local vintners and brewers who wanted to get the word out about a Sacramento event. Grape Escape was billed as one of the largest wine tasting events in northern California this summer. SaveMart sponsored the event. But if you’re one of those providing the booze,...

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