Woody’s Whine

Xmas and New Year’s Eve

Woody’s Whine on Xmas and New Year’s Eve I am by nature a rather honest and forthright person and I believe people respect me for that and I appreciate it. Why is it when someone asks me what I want for Xmas and I say…

Are You List Challenged? Seek Help

I’m sad to say that millions of people are suffering from an avoidable and curable disease brought on by their own lack of knowledge and may I say a lack of guts. Yes it’s the heart break of “second-cheapest wine syndrome”, an effort to cover…

A Class Project with Some Beef

Woody’s Whine – A Class Project with Some Beef As most of you know I’ve hosted, taught seems so over the top, classes on wine and wine and food matching at a community college, in our state’s capitol city and in the kitchen facility of…

Champagne & Sparkling Wine for 2011

Woody the Wine Guy’s Champagne & Sparkling Wines for 2012 Just so we are all on the same page let’s review my perspective for suggesting wines of any kind – it is fairly simple and has a logical direction to it. First, most of us do…

A Copia Icon Lives On

Napa’s Copia Center is long shuttered, but the statue of André Tchelistcheff that stood at its door may soon find a new home A life-size statue of André Tchelistcheff may be on the market. If I had a $1 million, I’d bid on it. Seriously….

8 & $20 Recipe: Mustard-Braised Chicken and Chardonnay

The creamy sauce gets a mellow kick from Dijon mustard Eight ingredients. That’s all it takes to make an entire meal from scratch. Add in a good bottle of wine for less than $20, and you’ve got a weeknight feast for family or friends. That’s…

Sorry, This Wine Advice Is Not Tax Deductible

Wines to open whether you’re celebrating or drowning your sorrows There are particular days of the year in which Americans indulge with gusto the need for a drink. New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day come to mind, but if ever there was a day…

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