Tag: PInot Noir

More Time to Win Free Wine: August Ziegler Giveaway Extended

We’re busy these days. Wine keeps coming our way, and we made a commitment to a very cool wine blog in LA, Swirl Smell Slurp, to taste and write about some wine from Illinois. More on this soon. So, we’re extending our contest giveaway of a 2007 August Ziegler Pinot Noir until Thursday, June 24... Read more »

Giveaway: August Ziegler Pinot Noir

Giveaway: August Ziegler Pinot Noir
Hello Readers! We’re putting together a list of the best wines for the summer, which will run next week, in time for summer’s official beginning (and for the rain to stop, hopefully, here in Chicago). And we’d like your input. So, tell us your favorite wine to sip over the summer. We’ll try to find... Read more »

She Said: The New Cupcake

Last post, I mentioned Pam and her Paramels. She brought her homemade, flavored caramels as dessert, something to end our meal of grilled brats. And while she did not intend for them to pair with our 2007 August Zeigler Pinot Noir, they definitely did. Pam’s caramels are the new cupcake. One bite of these tasty... Read more »
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Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats

Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats
The meal: brats on the grillThe store: Fine Wine Brokers in Lincoln SquareThe wine: a German Pinot Noir–that’s right, GermanThe details: $21.95 for the 2007 August Ziegler Pinot Noir PfalzThe verdict: Pairs well. Buy a bottle. Perfect for Memorial Day BBQs. Walking in to Fine Wine Brokers, 4621 N. Lincoln Ave., you immediately know they... Read more »