Category Varietal wines (new world)

January 2015 Dinner

Set Table

January 2015
The January dinner is always a special affair. We tend to go big and a little crazy, especially where the wine is concerned. The past two years we have had wines in the double digits; twenty-one the first year, and fourteen the second. We showed some restraint this year and managed to keep it to a mere nine.The theme for this year was Old World vs. New World...
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Labor Day Dinner

The Diners.

The Diners.

Some of our dinners are well planned, tested, and carried out in military precision. Others are not. Labor Day’s dinner was one of the latter. The menu was selected by leafing through recent cooking magazines, websites, and rejected previous menu items. Despite the ad hoc nature of the endeavor and the resulting ethnic jumble, the meal came together in a reasonable fashion.

THE RECIP...

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Cedarville Winery Vertical Tasting

IMG_1129The release of the new vintage of the Cedarville Zinfandel is always an event at our house. We were first introduced to this unique vineyard (as is usually the case with all things Zinfandel) at a ZAP Festival in 2005...

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