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Wines of Greece Kissed by the Summer Sun

wine@thetimesweekly.com Greece is one of the oldest wine producers in the world. In fact, it was the Greeks who brought wine to Rome. Therefore, its somewhat surprising that when wines of Greece presented its Grand Tasting at City Winery is ...

Wine of the Week – LeBolte Dail’

A "Super Tuscan" for under $20? No way, you say. But that's exactly what is happening with Le Volte Dell' Ornelliaia 2015 ($15). The wine is nearly perfect in every way. It has a nice structure and rich fruit. It ...

Wine of the Week: Frescobaldi Alie 2016, The Perfect Rose Wine for Mother’s Day

Frescobaldi Alie 2016 ($18.99) is the perfect wine for Mother's Day Brunch. She, and the rest of your family and guests will absolutely love it. First of all the look is very appealing, coming in an elegantly shaped bottle with ...

Is Marijuana making inroads into Food Service?

There’s no denying the shifting perception and policy surrounding marijuana in the U.S. It is legal to some degree in 30 states (mostly for medicinal purposes) and recreationally allowed in California, Colorado, Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, Alaska, Oregon, and Nevada. Some ...

Wine of the Week: Natura Chardonnay Un-Oaked 2016

Outdoor dining and grilling season is finally here. What better way to celebrate than with a light, fruity un-oaked chardonnay that is both easy to drink. goes with almost anything, and is easy on the pocket. Try Natura Chardonnay Un-Oaked ...

Wine of the Week: Eroica Riesling 2015 - $19 from Washington State’s Chateau St. Michelle

Eroica Riesling ($19) combines Old World technique with modern American attitude. The product of the combined efforts of two winemaking legends, Dr. Ernst Loosen and Washington State's oldest winery, Chateau St. Michelle, the wine has all the finesse and sophistication ...

Austerity Wines: Exceptional California wines for under $20

Austerity Wines of California is partnering with FeedFeed, a unique online community that connects home cooks, chefs and wine and food bloggers reflecting the latest kitchen trends, to host and series of Chef and Winemaking dinners in Chicago, New York ...

Wine of the Week: Chateau Miravel Cotes de Provence Rose 2015 - $19.98

Spring is the perfect time of year to image yourself walking along banks of the Loire River and heading to a little, out of the way chateau to enjoy a glass of the crisp, cool elegant dry Rose wines that ...

Wine of the Week: Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Dry Creek Vineyards 2014 Cabernet and Merlot $26

Dry Creek Valley on northern California's Sonoma Valley has a wine making history that goes all the way back to the days of the California Gold Rush California Gold Rush of 1849. By the late 1880s, the valley had nine ...

Wine of the Week: Chateau Cambon La Pelouse 2012 – Haut – Medoc $17

Imagine a Bordeaux from the Haut Medoc on Bordeaux's coveted Left Bank for under $20 that reflects all of the skill and laborious work in the vineyards and much of the complexity, roundness and fruity aromas and the allure of ...

Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV - $49.95

Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier ($49.95) is a shining example of why people who love French Champagne, do so because of its distinct flavor, power and elegance. Roederer Brut Premier has all three qualities in abundance. Family owned since 1776, ...

Wine of the Week – 2015 Les Dauphins Cores Du Rhone Villages - $11.99

Les Dauphins Cotes du Rhone Villages ($11.99) is a delicious French red wine that is made with organic grapes. From France's Southern Rhone Valley, the wine is created from a blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 5% Mouvedre and 5% ...

Spicy Citrus Bloody Mary

SERVINGS: 6 Ingredients 2 to 3 cups ice 1 lemon, cut into wedges 1 lime, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon horseradish, drained 1 jalapeno pepper, minced Pinch salt 2 cups vodka 3 cups tomato juice 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Directions

Wine of the Week – Dry Creek Chenin Blanc 2016 Clarksburg - $13.99

It’s beginning to look like Spring! It’s also a terrific time to start thinking about dining al fresco, garden parties and sun-drenched afternoons lounging around the pool. Those are all the places where you might find Dry Creek 2016 Chenin ...

Wine of the Week – Marina Cvetic Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC San Martino Rosso- $29.99

Marina Cvetic Montepulciano D'Abruzzo FOC San Martino Rosso ($29.99) is a rich robust wine that is perfect for the foods that go with the kind of brisk weather we've been having in advance of spring. Hearty soups and stews, roasted ...

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