An endearing red blend from Bella Terra’s own estate vineyards. PondView Estate Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake has recently changed its name to Bella Terra Vineyards. The 2018 vintage of Bella Terra Red is a blend of the three main red varietals that grow in their vineyards: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. This lovely medium-bodied redContinue reading “Bella Terra Red.”
This is my personal recipe for this dish. I’ve taken the liberty to add techniques and ingredients that I learned in Chateauneuf du Pape*, with additional ideas from my Austrian heritage. These factors produce a delicious and rich version of the popular stew. * My Chateauneuf experience was with winemaker Mireille Fabre of Domaine TourContinue reading “Beef Bourguignon recipe and video.”
The trio of Bordeaux originals that have take the entire world by storm! Three “big” full bodied red wines to enjoy. Whether a bottle that’s a blend of all three varietals from Bordeaux, or choose individually as a single varietal from a region like California, Australia, or South Africa, these are the blockbusters that satisfyContinue reading “Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc, and Merlot”
(classic tasting notes of cut grass, lemon, herbs and a hint of gooseberry) Sauvignon Blanc is a popular alternative to Chardonnay. It makes a crisp, light wine. The grape and vinification history originated in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. Notes: Herbal flavors, olive and a soft, smoky flavor. It can range from sweet to dry,Continue reading “Sauvignon Blanc”
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