Category Archives: Recipe & Wine Pairing

IMG_0536 Bere Toscana

Mint Basil Pesto and Bere Toscana 2011 “Super Tuscan”

I needed to use up some fresh mint and basil from the garden so I decided to whip up some pesto to compliment a grilled flank steak and portobello mushroom platter. I added a lentil …

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Nicoise Gavia

Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad and Gavi

Tuna Nicoise salad is a traditional and much-loved dish from the south of France; the Cote d’Azur to be exact. I have always especially loved a tuna nicoise salad because it is simply a salad and …

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Salmon Pasta Claps Pinot Grigio

Salmon Pasta with Pinot Grigio

I always make this recipe (adapted from the The Essential Pasta Cookbook) right after I make cedar plank salmon on the grill because I usually have enough left over salmon to use in this recipe. It …

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Cedar Plank Salmon Dragon Cuvee

Cedar Plank Salmon with Domain du Dragon Rose’

Nothing says summer like the smell of a hot, smoking grill and chilled rosé. Just imagine that smell right now. I am sure you are conjuring up images of backyard BBQ’s, picnic tables and buckets …

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