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Visiting very talented winemaker/owner Valter Fissore of Elvio Cogno in Novello, Piemonte... What a joy and what a property!!
Standing amongst Nebbiolo ...#barolo #piemonte King of wine #Barolo
If you want a great white wine under $10 this is it! Columbia Crest Chardonnay 2012 " Grand Estates" This wine is well balanced, bright and intense with creamy fruit, stone fruit, mainly pears, it has some citrus overtones! It is so impressive for the price, reason for the low price is their huge production! They have made 160000 cases of this wine! Wow, quantity with quality! Awesome!
Great trip with my managers and first stop was Andrew Murray Vineyard and boy, was he gracious! Great Rhone style wines, great tour of the vineyard and wine making facilities! Simply awesome, if you go visit Santa Ynez please stop by and say that Chef Kamil sent you! You will not regret! Life is too short to drink a bad wine!! 🙂
You don't have to go too far to get quality wines! Support local economy and visit Santa Ynez! 2 hours from Los Angeles!! This wine is truly incredible and it's from " Happy Canyon" which is part of Santa Ynez where Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc are doing very well! I am a big fan. If you like Pinot Noir, then I recommend to go West of the [...]
INGREDIENTS: 12-16 small organic baby carrots, if possible multicolored ones 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds 1 teaspoon of fresh minced mint 1 tablespoon of wild honey 1 teaspoon of dry chipotle 1 teaspoon of dry cumin 1 teaspoon of fresh minced shallots salt fresh ground 5 peppercorns brown sugar 1 table spoon of fresh chives, minced RECIPE: Clean the carrots, leave the green part [...]