spring RSS

$30, biodynamic, Bordeaux, Casa Wallace, Deals, Gavi, Monferrato Rosso, Organic, Peybonhommes, Quintessence, spring, summer, Tenuta San Pietro -

Here's a fascinating article from Bloomberg Markets Magazine. The article explores Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, the the world's most expensive wine maker and Biodynamic property. The Burgundy Chateau is world renowned for astounding wine prices, low yields, and other worldly quality. Bottles fetch north of $15,000 and some older vintages can call for $1,000-$2,000 an OUNCE.  All of the hysteria around Romanee-Conti stems from their quality; truthful expressions of terroir, obsessive grape selection, intentionally low yields, and stringent biodynamic farming principles simply make for the best wines.  While not all of them fetch $15,000 per bottle, one thing that Biodynamic vineyards have...

Read more

allegretti, beef, Chili, pairing, red, spring, winter -

This winter has been a wild one! From heaps of snow in the North East, Thunder Snow in Midwest, and near freezing temperatures in downtown Los Angeles, it’s been nasty one! Spring is here but winter's trying to hold on. Let's nip it in the bud with our family's favorite chilly weather chili!  This is one of my favorite recipes from my Grandmother, "Grammy". It's a snap to make, tastes better every day, and pairs beautifully with our Allegretti Rosso da Tavola from Chianti! A match made in Heaven and Italy Ingreditents: 1-1.5 Pounds Ground Beef 2 Cans Dark Kidney...

Read more