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Sonic Decanter: The New Wine Gadget Demystified

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Sonic Decanter: The New Wine Gadget Demystified

Updated December 11th. Sonic Youth Decanted, or how we ended up in the Washington Post On December 10th, we were featured in a Washington Post Online  article disputing the claims made about the Sonic Decanter. The article is fair and comprehensive. It is a much needed antidote to the marketing bromides that have been swirling around the Sonic Decanter for the last few months. Our involvement in the  story began with this blog post, which was originally published on November 24th.  I wrote this article after  Will Kanaley  posed a question...

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Wintertime Recipes and Wine Pairings

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Wintertime Recipes and Wine Pairings

A Wintertime Menu from Keith Wallace wine & beer pairings to be posted next week This page features the menus, recipes  and pairings for our December culinary classes. This includes the Cooking Class, Sommelier Smackdown, and Beer & Food Pairing Class. This will be updated throughout the week. Enjoy! Truffled Parmesan Polenta with Caramelized Onions   Leaf-Roasted Root Vegetables   Roasted Beef With Horseradish Crème Fraîche And Sauce Chasseur   Selection of Belgian Chocolates   Recipes Truffled Parmesan Polenta...

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The Holiday Wine Guide

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The Holiday Wine Guide

I have  divided this year’s Holiday wine guide into a number of mildly amusing chapters.    As always, each wine was selected for it’s  high quality and good pricing.  All wines are available in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. I’ve included over 20 wines in this list, so jump on in.  Hope you enjoy! I have more suggestions on Thanksgiving recipes (including an awesome turducken recipe) and beverage pairings in my book Corked & Forked. If you have any questions or comments about these pairings, feel free to head...

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Holiday Food & Wine Pairing

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Holiday Food & Wine Pairing

Holiday Food & Wine Pairing This month, we hosted our monthly culinary classes (Cooking & Wine Pairing, Sommelier Smackdown, and Cooks & Corks) on the theme of  holiday dinners.  The following recipes were created by myself and the pairings by  sommelier Alana Zerbe. If you like our food and wine pairings, you can grab a copy of our cookbook at Amazon.  You can also experience the magic in person by coming to a food & wine pairing classes. Heirloom Carrots with Pecans & Chevre Paired with Ch. Ste Michelle 2012 Chardonnay...

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Cooking Class and Wine Pairing

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Cooking Class and  Wine Pairing

This month, we featured  wine pairings and recipes perfect for fall and the coming holidays.   I’ve posted the menu and wine pairings  from the class . I also posted the recipes at the bottom of this post. Hope you enjoy! Let us know if you have any questions. If you are looking to attend one of our food and wine pairing classes, please check out our calendar here: food & wine pairing classes. Autumn Food & Wine Menu Aperitif  Wine: Trimbach 2012 Riesling (Alsace, France) Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans and Cranberries...

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