For Malbec Day: 7 Reasons Why I Love Malbec

Have you discovered Malbec yet?

Chances are you’ve had it in a Bordeaux blend, but you may not have had it by itself because Continue reading

More Oregon Pinot Noir!

When the wine for tonight’s #winechat on Oregon Wine didn’t show, we didn’t let that stop us.

Instead, we followed Plan B: I went into my sample stash and found a bottle of Hawks View Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir and Amy “The Crush” went to good old BevMo to discover the Erath Winery‘s 2012 Pinot Noir on sale for $16.99.

We were in business–the #ORwine business. Which left us with the question of food to pair with these pinots!

Marshall MoneyBags grilled us up a chicken breast with mushrooms, asparagus and basil pesto as well as a chunk of salmon with a simple salt and pepper sand lemon seasoning. We put together an arugula, beet, and goat cheese salad plus we had ham and asparagus, brie and blueberries and a very tasty french baguette. Continue reading