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Kalleske

  In South Australia’s Barossa Valley, the Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes since the 1800s near the village of Greenock. They are one of the region’s leading grape growing families consistently growing some of the Barossa’s best quality grapes. After five generations of growing grapes, winemaker and sixth generation family member, Troy Kalleske, established the Kalleske winery and created the Kalleske label. The winery is situated on the family estate where open […]

Domaine de Marcoux

  Official French records indicate that the Armenier family has been tending vines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape since the 1300’s. Today, winemaker-sisters Catherine Armenier and Sophie Estevenin continue to write history with the wines of Domaine de Marcoux. In 1990, the Domaine became the first in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape to implement biodynamic farming practices. Their youngest vines are 40 to 60-years-old, and in short, the sisters do as little as possible to the harvested grapes. This domaine, as […]

Reviews for Grgich Hills Fume Blanc

Reviews for Grgich Hills Fume Blanc 2013 Grgich Hills Fume Blanc 92 Points   Wine & Spirits Magazine “Ivo Jeramaz, Mike Grgich’s nephew, grows this wine at estate vineyards in American Canyon and Carneros, where most of his sauvignon vines are the musqué clone. He ferments it in foudres, with a small portion in older French oak barrels. That oak is evident in a vanillin scent when the wine is first poured, but the fruit has […]

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 & […]

More Lamb Stew Recipes

Provencal Lamb Stew Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse Total Time: 1 hour  5 minutes Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 pounds lamb fillet, shoulder or leg, trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon Essence, recipe follows 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped yellow onions 1/2 cup diced peeled sweet potatoes 1/2 cup chopped carrots 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup peeled, seeded, and shopped […]

Recipes for Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence Total Time:  35 minutes Preparation Time:  5 min Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 acorn or dumpling squash, about 1 pound each Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Extra-virgin olive oil, optional 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons amaretto 8 fresh sage leaves 1/2 pound crushed pignoli cookies, almond biscotti, or vanilla wafers Directions Preheat the […]

Curried Potato Soup

Curried Potato Soup This is a “kicked-up” version of Potato Soup using curry powder and Victory’s Headwaters Cheddar Dip as the cheese ingredient.  Victory Brewing Company collaborates with Key Ingredient Market to craft specialty cheese spreads using Victory Beers. Curried Potato Soup 12 oz. Bacon 2 medium onions, minced 2 lbs. Potatoes, diced 6 C. Chicken Stock 2/3 C. Butter 3/4 C. Flour 4 C. Milk 2 tsp. Curry Powder 1 C. Ham, cubed 1 […]

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