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Recipe Ideas: Easy Chicken Risotto

Easy Chicken Risotto Recipe Recipe Curated by Bill Hock, Partner @ Lake Gaston Provisions     A New Idea for an Old Recipe, Easy Chicken Risotto Baked !   Ingredients:   10 Cups. chicken stock 2 lbs. chicken, diced (I used breast meat, but thighs would also work) 3 Cups. RiceSelect Organic Arboria Rice 3 Tablespoons. butter, divided 1 Cups. Cacciatore salami, diced 3 Tablesspoons. olive oil, divided 32 oz. canned or jarred tomatoes 6 […]

Les Baux en Provence AOC

Eight villages on both sides of the Alpilles. Twelve (*) estates on each side of the rock on which the village of Les Baux-de-Provence has been built. The character and uniqueness of the land at Les Baux are evident in the raw beauty of the landscapes in this other Provence. The wines of Les Baux can be defined as much in terms of the unique, multi-faceted character of the soil as by the choices made by […]

2013 Chianti Classico

2013 Borgo Scopeto Chianti Classico $20.00 $14.99  Save $5.01 (25%) 91 Points   James Suckling “A fresh and fruity red with plum, dried cherry and hints of tangerine on the nose and palate. Medium to full body, delicate tannins and a fresh finish. Drink or hold.” 90 Points  Wine Spectator “Pretty cherry and strawberry notes pick up light touches of spice in this red. Elegant, but needs air to show the fruit and tone down the […]

Portuguese Value Wines

  Portuguese Value Wines #1 Broadbent Vinho Verde Winemaker’s Notes Vinho Verde, the most popular white wine from Portugal, is a deliciously refreshing, light wine. “Verde”, meaning “Green” refers to the hints of lime color. It is an ideal warm weather wine, excellent for lunch and picnics, or an evening aperitif. It makes a brilliant pairing with any fish, shellfish and poultry. Blend: 50% Loureiro, 40% Trajadura, 10% Pedernã   Portuguese Value Wines #2Prats & […]

2012 Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape

Reviews for 2012 Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape   96 Points The Wine Advocate “What I think might end up being the best Beaucastel since the 1990 or 2001, the 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape offers a full-bodied, decadent style to go with awesome black and blue fruits, garrigue, licorice, crushed flowers and violets. The purity here is truly something, and it has fabulous mid-palate concentration, building tannin and massive texture. Given all of the fruit […]

Reviews for Vitiano Wines

2014 Reviews for Vitiano Wines 2014 Vitiano  Rosso Umbria IGP 91 Points   “A soft and velvety texture red with orange peel, chocolate and plum aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, fresh acidity and a flavorful finish. Subtle at the same time. This is always one of Italy’s excellent value reds.” — 10/01/2015 2014 Vitiano Rosato Umbria IGT 87 Points Wine Advocate   “The 2014 Vitiano Rosato is a terrific wine with a […]

The Wines of Cornas AOC

The Wines of Cornas AOC Cornas AOC is located in the northern Rhone Valley. One Red wines is made in this AOC and made from the Syrah grape. The name Cornas means “burnt earth” in Celtic. Grape growing and wine making date back to 885. In 1938 Cornas recieved its AOC status. Cornas, along with the rest of the northern Rhône, has a cooler continental  climate unlike its neighbors in the southern Rhone which has […]

Reviews for Jean Luc Colombo Cornas “La Louvée”

2013 Jean Luc Colombo  Cornas “La Louvée” 93 Points  Wine Advocate “The 2013 Jean Luc Colombo  Cornas la Louvee is gorgeous and has considerable elegance and purity in its cassis, liquid blackberry, licorice and crushed rock-laced bouquet. This gives way to a medium to full-bodied, pure, perfectly balanced Cornas that has plenty of tannin, yet also plenty of fruit and mid-palate depth. More mineral driven than the les Ruchets, enjoy this complete, textured and lengthy […]

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