Archive for August, 2019

Top Two Wines of the Year From California, Not as Many Wine Drinkers and That’s a Problem, Failed Turkey Recipe From the Wall Street Journal and More in This Edition of Woody’s Whine

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County  Two of the world’s most respected wine publications have chosen Cabernets from NorCal as their “Wine of the Year” and it cost one winery $700,000 to make it happen. You wine drinkers out there…

Beef Roast Seasoning

No matter what style of beef roast you plan to serve you’ll find this rub and garlic infusion works quite nicely to add flavor. To insert the garlic cloves into the roast simply use a sharp knife to cut nice deep slots into the roast…

Meatballs from Pizza Today Magazine

He’s Referred to as The Godfather, All You Need to Know About Lodi Zin, Believe It or Not Burger King is Making a Decent Chicken Sandwich and More in Half a Glass

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County The Godfather of Zinfandel Winemaker Joel Peterson discovered vines in Sonoma County that had been planted in 1888 and were going to be removed and replanted with Cabernet Sauvignon. He purchased the 152 acres…

Easy Pasta Meat Sauce With Bacon & Parm

Breakfast Slider Sandwich – Deep Fried Sausage Egg and American Cheese

Makes five sandwiches

One of The Best Wines, Alexander Valley Pour’s it On, Not Such a Good Deal, Wine Tasting in Napa is Pricey and More!

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Sangiovese is the most widely planted grape in Italy, with roughly 150,000 acres mostly in Tuscany. We were fortunate to have visited the region oh maybe 15 years ago and what I learned then…

Chicken Sliders Marinated in Butter Milk and Deep Fried

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Sausage and Bacon Wrapped

The Birthday Wine Tour, Gallo Going Long, KFC Nugget Update, Drinking Rose’ and More!

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County August is my birthday month on the 31st and as fate would have it opportunities developed in June and July that allowed us to create a months’ worth of wine tasting adventures. It turns…