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Best Wine Pairing for Pondering the Future

Thinking about the future needs a mixture of clarity and hope.  None of the squishy, comforts of an oaked Chardonnay or the misty melancholy of a Pinot Noir, instead you need the herbaceous, crisp of a nice, bright Sauvignon Blanc. This Savage or Wild White is bright with notes of lemon, lime, gooseberry, peach and can have… Continue reading Best Wine Pairing for Pondering the Future

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Best Wine for Reading Technical Papers or Doing Taxes

Riesling.  From its birthplace in Germany, Riesling retains its lean precision.  Do you like a racy lime or lemon flavour full of wake-me-up crispness?  Then go for a cooler climate Riesling.  In my area, the Okanagan, (Canada) we can create some lovely crisp, citrusy Rieslings with such pronounced minerality that you think that you are… Continue reading Best Wine for Reading Technical Papers or Doing Taxes

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What to Pair with an Existential Crisis

Chianti. Chianti because you can eat it with a tomato-sauced pasta.  Chianti and tomato equal each other in acidity and balance beautifully.  Each bite enhances the next. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3RoeV-FQmA It takes the edge off an existential crisis to have some good food and wine.  You can enjoy your crisis in comfort or reduce the need for the… Continue reading What to Pair with an Existential Crisis