Posts tagged "syrah"

Wild Boar Christmas

Wild Boar Christmas
We’re in holiday mode here at Food With Wine. Movin’ slow. Easy Christmas this year for us. Fun Christmas. And good food and wine, capped off by a Christmas dinner of wild boar and Côte-Rôtie. But first, a new feature here at FWW: Wine News, Notes and Meandering Thoughts *** Champagne season! The New York... Read more »

Duck Leg Confit, Tea-Smoked Lentils & Beets With 2008 Efeste Jolie Bouche Syrah

Duck Leg Confit, Tea-Smoked Lentils & Beets With 2008 Efeste Jolie Bouche Syrah
We feel rather fortunate we got into wine in the early 2000′s. The quality of wine exploded during that decade but two new regions in particular climbed the mountain, planted a flag and belched out an announcement of their presence: The Douro in Portugal and Washington. The critics fell in love, the high scores flowed... Read more »
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