Category Results for: Dessert Wine

 

Digging into the Cellar for an Amazing Wine Pairing Dinner

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

There are as many different types of wine parties as there are wines. Through the years, we have hosted numerous wine parties. Regular readers are familiar with our regular Wine Tasting Dinners and have probably read about our Digging into the Cellar Parties, Tasting Groups, and Open That Bottle Nights. Recently, we had the opportunity […]

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Pieropan: A Small, Family Producer in Italy’s Soave Region

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

This summer, our family vacationed in Italy. It was my first trip to Italy, a place that had been on my travel bucket list for some time. While this trip was truly a family vacation filled with sightseeing, I’m sure it will come as no surprise that we Wine Peeps worked in some winery visits […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Peach Cobbler

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

August is the month to think about peaches!!! The fresh peaches available at this time of year are absolutely unbelievable. And, there are so many ways to enjoy them. A favorite in our family, and I’m sure it goes back to our Texas roots, is peach cobbler. Peach cobbler is a dessert staple in the […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto da€?Acqui

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that wona€?t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2011 Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto da€?Acqui from the Piedmont region of Italy. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Tawny Port

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Port comes from the Douro Valley in northern Portugal. While there are port-style wines made around the world, strict use of the term Port is reserved for fortified wines produced in Portugal. Most Port producers in Portugal now label their wines as a€?Portoa€? and the bottles bear a neck label with the Instituto do Vinho […]

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Jones of Washington Delivers Serious Bang for Your Buck

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Jones of Washington is a small, family-owned winery located in Quincy, Washington. The Jones Family has been farming in the Columbia Basin for over 50 years. In 1997, Jack Jones started planting wine grapes in the Wahluke Slope AVA. At first, they sold their grapes to other wineries. Then, in 2001, Jack decided to start […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Pecan Pie

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Pecan pie is one of the Wine Peepsa€? favorite desserts. In fact, it is Johna€?s absolute favorite! Kori is actually the pecan pie maker in the family; although, I made the one for this challenging wine pairing. Each year, Kori makes pecan pie for her dada€?s birthday in November as well as for Thanksgiving and […]

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Planeta Winery: A Journey Through Sicily

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Founded in 1995, Planeta Winery encompasses six distinct wine estates throughout Sicily. The Planeta philosophy is, a€?For each terroir, its own winery.a€? Planeta has tried to identify the area within Sicily where certain varieties grow best and then has established a boutique winery with its own surrounding vineyard in that respective area. Planetaa€?s boutique wineries […]

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Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

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Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Reds

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. During the conference, we participated in two […]

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