Wine

Brian Wing on December 21st, 2013

2012 Screen Door Cellars, Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. The first release of this new winery. Check it out.

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Brian Wing on October 23rd, 2012

A picture should be worth a thousand words… Tonight I had visions of a great bottle of red wine with dinner, and it took (unfortunately) three bottles to reach that goal.   I picked up a couple of fantastic New York steaks at the market with some fresh green beans, I had the purple and […]

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Brian Wing on October 9th, 2012

We had the good fortune to finally get down to the California Central Coast wine grape growing region this year and spent an awesome day in Los Olivos, tasting through some of the area’s best.  While we were visiting all of the local spots, we asked around with some of the locals as to where […]

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Brian Wing on October 8th, 2012

Sideways be damned! Forget the vitriol spewed by Paul Giamatti’s character in that Central Coast wine adventure of two sorry wine sucking saps. A wonderful Bordeaux wine is hard to beat and this particular example of such, is a phenomenal example.  If some rich, supple, fruity goodness is what you desire in your red, then […]

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Brian Wing on October 3rd, 2012

  Apologies to the supplier of the sample for the late review, but hey…  Sometimes you just got to lay down some wine! That being said, this is a fine wine at a great price.  Unfortunately it seems the ’09 vintage may be unavailable, but it was a good’n.  A great fruit forward Cab, with […]

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Brian Wing on October 2nd, 2012

Lovely tomatoes and basil fresh from the garden, good mozzarella, balsamic vinegar with extra virgin olive oil from our last vacation (Bella Cavalli Farms www.bellacavallifarms.com)

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Brian Wing on May 13th, 2012

Hanging out at wineries and barbecuing!   BBQ at Sonoma-Cutrer

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Brian Wing on February 29th, 2012

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Brian Wing on December 23rd, 2011

NorcalWingman has a revelation on how to season a Christmas Prime Rib. Some tips and anecdotes on holiday cooking and how to deal with extended family.

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Brian Wing on December 20th, 2011

It’s a nice chilly evening up at the condo we are lucky enough to have access to through “the wife’s” family and we’ve just finished off a great bottle of Michel-Schlumberger “Coteaux Sauvages” and we still need more vino… So it is on to the Seven non-vintage Red wine of Spain. This box of wine […]

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