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Wine with Food: Malaga| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Malaga By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. |   The name Malaga has always intrigued me. My thoughts visualized warm Mediter­ranean breezes and balmy summer after­noons with a chilled glass of wine on a veranda overlooking the blue waters off the southern coast of Spain. The vivid scene dictated a fresh, young, fruity, style of… read more »

Beaujolais Villages, 1983. Domaine de Riberolles, Jaffelin| Vintage Wine History and Information

BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES. 1983 –DOMAINE DE RIBEROLLES, JAFFELIN by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | October 1984 “Beaujolais” is the café wine of Paris (and naturally of the Beaujolais region too.) “Beaujolais Villages” is the better grade of wine from this famous region of France. The quality is designated by law and by regula­tions of the appelation.The top grade… read more »

Wine with Food: White Zinfandel| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: White Zinfandel By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | February 1984 The other day, as I was arriving for a meeting at a hotel, a luncheon meeting of a women’s club must have been letting out. I ran into an acquaintance who was carrying a bot­tle of wine. She stopped me and said “Paul,… read more »