Archive for May, 2014

Cheese Fest Returns and Brings Italian Buffalos, Marketing Wine to a Younger Generation that Doesn’t Seem Interested, CA Sparkling Wine Continues to Sparkle and 2019 Strong for Zinfandel and More!

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Got to try my first sample of true Mozzarella di Bufala at the restarted California Artisan Cheese Festival and found it tasty and also found that the California wine industry is not doing its…

Tuna Salad Sort of a Classic Version

Is Napa’s Main Crop Cash, Not Grapes? The Lady is a Wine Legend but You’ve Never Heard of Her, Clean Wine – Not So Much and More!

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County The wine writer for the Wall Street Journal recently shared her thoughts regards the high prices in Napa wine and tourism drawing a response from the San Francisco Chronicle that shared where you can…

Pork Loin Stuffed and Bacon Wrapped

Pasta Carbonara Sort of from Michael Symon

He’s Tasted 250,000 Wines In 40 Years, Gallo Grows Yet Again, Panera Bread Joins the Chicken Sandwich Battle – Sort of, Kendell-Jackson Goes to the Races, Please Consider for Your next Visit

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County I’ve followed James Suckling during his fine career with the Wine Spectator magazine and now into his own tasting company. While what he tastes is usually beyond my budget his thoughts are still relevant…

MEATBALLS from the Chef Show

Egg and Biscuit Bake With Cheese and Sausage

Reports on Thieving, Tendering, Millennials, Illinois Wine Wants More Space, My Shipments Bigger than Yours and of Course More

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County So the tasting panel took another mouthful of the fast food chicken conflict when we sampled chicken tender offerings from four of the chicken sandwich competitors that we tried some months ago. We thiefed…

Pasta Mac and Five Cheeses with Bacon Fat Recipe