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Bubbles & Bites

October 8, 2012

I love bubbly. Any kind. Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, Sparkling wines from California, Argentina, Chile, etc. etc. If you asked me what would be my preferred wine to pair with food for the rest of my life it would be (good) bubbly. What never bores me with bubbly, when it’s well done, is its mouthwatering, delicious […]

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Wines to Watch

June 9, 2011

A lot of you have been asking about the wines used during our events and tastings on my US road show in May. This post is going to profile a couple of those select producers that are boutique in size but high in quality and uniqueness. You can find these in the US now and […]

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Spicy, Garlicky Shrimp in 1, 2, 3

April 18, 2011

[vimeo 22557864 w=400 h=225] Hi Guys, this is an exciting day to share with you! This is the first of twelve food and wine pairing videos I did in conjunction with Emiliana Orgánico winery, one of the leaders in sustainable and organic wines in Chile. Last May during two days, I let a professional film crew invade our (new!) […]

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Chile’s Wine Routes: The Road to Terroir

June 10, 2009

An excerpt from a recent piece I wrote for LAN Airlines award-winning in-flight magazine, IN, the June Edition is all about South American wine. Here, I orient readers with a sampling of Chile’s varied terroir close to Santiago (only four valleys out of a dozen!), focusing on the general organized wine routes for more basic tours. If […]

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