wine tasting

Wine of the Month Club | Haraszthy Cellars

Hey, welcome to the continuing wine makers series here at the Wine of the Month Club. And I’m really excited to have Val, and I even tried it, my name is 12-letter Hazarathy, Haraszthy. Val: You butchered it. Paul: I know, again. Val: Haraszthy. Paul: Haraszthy. Okay, I have it. Val Haraszthy. We brought some… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | August 2014 Vintners Series

Ed: He does it again, you know? He’s the only guy that can crack himself up by doing nothing, absolutely nothing. Paul: I don’t know what it is. You make me laugh, Ed. You’re very funny. Ed: Good. I’m glad I make somebody laugh. Paul: We went to saw my folks over the weekend and… read more »

What can I say about Moscato except that people love it?

Hey, it’s that time of the year where we serve Moscato d’ asti particularly, such a great wine. It’s such a popular wine now. And the most popular actually right now is the Moscato d’ asti from the makers of Stella Rosa which is the County de Alba. But I have two here, and we… read more »

Caliterra Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Now I’m off camera, now I’m on camera. Okay folks, this is something else, okay? You know I taste a lot of wines, they come through here, I taste it, taste it, taste it. There’s a lot of junk and then something really strikes me as really good, and then there’s not enough for the… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Tasting with Charles Sparr from Alsace

Alright, hey welcome to the continuing wine makers series here in the Wine of the Month Club. It’s been a lot of fun running through all the different parts of the world and the countries. And we’re so excited. We have the Sparr family here, Charles Sparr from Alsace. And these are wines that we… read more »

Envy, Ruby Kurant and Carter Wines

Hey! Welcome to the continuing wine maker series of the Wine of the Month Club. We’re so excited here today to have boyfriend and girlfriend. Mark: Well I’m Mark Carter. Sheri: And Sheri Dubey. Paul: Yeah, yeah, Mark Carter and Sheri Dubey. And I wasn’t going to tempt the Sheri Dubey things. Look at her… read more »

Sandra’s FAMOUS Crostini

Who doesn’t love a good olive oil & balsamic vinegar combo?! Two nights ago, Sandra made her famous Crostini. So I knew I had to write about it on our blog. Ok..I called it Bruschetta when it is Crostini…regardless, simple recipe that highlights good olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Take a look…and try not to get… read more »

Wine Tasting and Horse Racing

This event has become so popular…the wineries and restaurants call us now! They want in on the action and plenty of action there is: Wine tasting. Horse racing. Fine cuisine. Art show. Silent auction. And just a plain ol’ good time. This is really fun. Living in Arcadia, California we are fortunate to have one… read more »

Nepalese Chicken Tarkari

I can smell this recipe just reading it…wow…and another tough pairing. Most dishes with Indian spices are hard to pair and wine just doesn’t do well with spicy foods.  Traditional wisdom puts a Riesling or Gewurztraminer with this dish…I am out on a limb suggesting our Picpoul de Pinet from Felines Jourdan. You can find… read more »