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Mayo 2006 Pinot Noir

It may seem sometimes that I am a shill for Mayo Family Wineries because I review so many of their wines. For the record, I am not paid by them, I don't even get free bottles to review. Not that ...

Houston Rodeo Wines

Strange as it seems, the Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show is a great place for wine lovers. In addition to the the World BBQ Championship, Livestock Show, and genuine Rodeo that you would expect at an event with such a ...

No green beer!

Show a little common sense, will you? Coloring bad beer green doesn't make it any better and coloring good beer is just criminal. Don't drink this stuff. Ever! If you want to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by drinking some beer why ...

Simple Pleasures

When we think of great food our imagination can be forgiven for conjuring up images of sizzling, perfectly cooked steaks, or the memory of a sublime creation with exotic ingredients and a stunning sauce from the kitchen of a magical ...

Food and Wine Pairing Articles

Food and wine pairings are a hot topic these days, and also seem to generate the most interest of any of my posts. I recently read a couple of articles on the subject that I thought I'd share.Here is the ...

Corned Beef and Cabbage Wines

I am not much of a fan of the traditional Saint Patrick's day meal of corned beef and cabbage. Boiling is not my idea of how to treat meat, I don't care for the spice combination typically used for corned ...

Rock and Roll and Wine

Last night I paired my wine with what was on the television instead of what was on the table. While watching the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony I opened a bottle of B.R. Cohn 2006 Silver Label ...

Wine Label Art

Sometimes the labels on wine are so beautiful that you hate to just throw them out with the bottle. My wife uses adhesive sheets made for the task to remove the ones she likes and saves them in scrapbooks. Well, ...

Wine Stain Removal

If you drink wine it is inevitable, you will spill some on yourself, someone else, or something. It will be red wine, too, guaranteed. Especially if you are wearing white, your date is wearing white, or you are sitting on ...

A Matter of Taste

Last night my wife and I went out for dinner at a Japanese restaurant. She remarked that we seemed to have swapped tastes. She was ordering Philadelphia rolls and Texas/Japanese fusion style items that would make a sushi purist cringe, ...