100% Trebbiano that spends four months in 3 hl tonneaux, and then in stainless steel tanks for five months before being released. This was a beautiful …
A veritable who's who of East Coast winery celebrities are gathering in Lancaster this week. They were here from New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey and Virginia. All come to take part in EWE 2014. And of course it all starts off with the Grand Tasting Reception, where wines from all over the east were tasted. And there were a solid number of wine writers and bloggers there last night as well.
If these are the type of places thatconsiders to be the best, do you really want to rely on it for your restaurant decisions?
My annual visit to England to visit my mum
Set of mid-morning...and arrived at the port in Rotterdam with over two hours to spare before boarding at 5 pm. As the food generally is not good I had thought about a snack, a good cigar somewhere and an early night. There is no smoker's bar other than a room for those wanting a quick puff of a cigarette...so it was into the brasserie for a sirloin steak...and my first alcohol for 2 weeks...a small beer.
Managed to get …
…grilling season seems far away still given our early March weather forecast in New England! Learning how to pan sear salmon and other fish is key to enjoying year round in these parts. So here you go, with a word of thanks to Chef Barbara!
10 to 12 ozs wild salmon fillet
For the marinade
1/4 cup soy sauce, preferably lower sodium
1 tbsp canola or similar oil
1 tsp brown rice vinegar
1/2 tsp garlic powder
generous pitch ginger
Take the salmon out of the fridge before …
…of publicity. In 1398 when the great powers met at Bruges to negotiate peace with England, he insisted that the only wine to be served should be his wine from Beaune. Sure enough, the other negotiators enjoyed the wine so much that after the Treaty was signed they all ordered large quantities of his wine.
He also loved to throw a huge dinner party and his banquets were spectacular. The word ‘banquet' actually comes from his seating plan for these feasts. The guests would sit around …
…Austria but is grown all over Eastern Europe as well as in New Zealand, England and the United States. It was created in 1882 as a cross between riesling and madeleine royale grapes by Hermann Müller of the Swiss canton of Thurgau, hence the name. The wine derives from Alois Lageder's highest vineyards, at 1,960 to 2,780 feet altitude. The color is pale gold; the bouquet is notably floral and spicy, weaving cloves and ginger with jasmine and camellia, as well as hints of roasted …
…and gives Champagnes their distinctive flavor. This chalk soil lends the wines of England a vibrant minerality similar to thier French cousins.
During my last visit to England with the help of my good friend and budding English viticulturalist Ed Mitcham, I contacted many of the most highly regarded estates in the country and compiled a grand tasting of dozens of wines, perhaps one of the most comprehensive tasting of English wines ever assembled. Together with other friends in various …
…even competing in various cheese competitions. And this spring, she is going on a cheese journey in England. Brie " feels like a sponge right now ," constantly learning about cheese, wine, and business. She " loves touching the consumer ," working with the public, creating a special rapport and bringing those customers pleasure through cheese. With the passion I felt within her, I can easily see how well she would deal with customers, spreading that passion for cheese. Brie…
Hattingley Valley Classic Cuvée 2011, Hampshire, England ( £29.99 Avery's, Dalling & Co, Wine Utopia, Liberty Wines) Tangy young wine, refined and elegant with cooked green apple and pear flavours, touches of slightly uncooked cake-mix (if you never spooned some out of the bowl, you're wrong) and a crisp, nutty finish. I really like this, but [...]