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Wine with Food: Pan­ache| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Pan­ache By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | March 1984 I do not generally write about a single trade named product. In fact, the makers of Pan­ache do not know I have selected it for my featured wine this month. My reason for the choice is because the product is unique in the United… read more »

Wine with Food: Liebfraumilch | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Liebfraumilch By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | February 1983 You will notice that I have changed the name of this column. For 14 issues now, the emphasis has been on the meal, with the serving of a wine as the comple­ment. Thus—Wine with Food, was the natural title. I make a particular point of… read more »

Sauvignon de St. Bris, 1983. Hugues Goisot | Vintage Wine History and Information

SAUVIGNON DE ST. BRIS. 1983 – HUGUES GOISOT by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | February 1985 Gerard Antoine, an importer and California wine distributor was on his 1983 buying trip in Burgundy, when he stopped in the village of St. Bris for lunch. The restaurant was called “Les Rosiers”. (…great local food… he says.) He asked the owners… read more »

Cumbrero, 1982. White Rioja, Bodegas Montecillo | Vintage Wine History and Information

CUMBRERO. 1982 –WHITE RIOJA, BODEGAS MONTECILLO by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | September 1984 Rioja is best known for its red wines. It competes with sherry as the premier wine of Spain. Not really a fair comparison because of their totally different style and usage. White wine from Rioja is another matter. It is not as well known,… read more »