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7 interesting facts about the history of California wine

7 interesting facts about the history of California wine | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
blank By Joseph Temple As the world’s fourth largest producer of wine, California's vineyards now generate over 120 billion dollars annually and are responsible for three out of every five bottles ...
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Retrospective on 6 Special Chefs by The New Yorker

Retrospective on 6 Special Chefs by The New Yorker | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Celebrity chefs are in your face almost everywhere these days from cookbooks to reality TV shows. Wonderful to look back to the times when chefs really lived the simpler true culinary life. The New...
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Ask Sid: Pairing craft beer with food

Ask Sid: Pairing craft beer with food | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question:  What are your thoughts Sid on pairing craft beer with food? Answer: Just go with the potato chips and beer nuts. Just kidding! Craft beers are a strong market and often the beverage of c...
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10 comfort food and wine pairings

10 comfort food and wine pairings | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple With summer ending, leaves falling, and the cool autumn breeze blowing through the orchards, nothing is better than settling in for the evening with some classic comfort food and a...
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Kevin Judd: Wine influential New Zealander

Kevin Judd: Wine influential New Zealander | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Most of us have tried the vibrant herbaceous sauvignon blanc from Marlborough called Cloudy Bay. What many of us don't know is that their founding winemaker was Kevin Judd www.kevinjudd.co.nz who d...
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Ask Sid: Pairing wine with chocolate?

Ask Sid: Pairing wine with chocolate? | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: Believe this week you are judging the Canadian chocolate entries for The International Chocolate Awards. What wine do you have with chocolate Sid? Answer: Yes we presently are assessing m...
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Top 10 desserts made with wine

Top 10 desserts made with wine | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple Want to add flare to your next dinner party?  Try using wine in your favorite dessert recipe.  Traditional all American apple pie with red wine caramel sauce.  Merlot, Chardonnay a...
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Syrah is hot!

Syrah is hot! | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Classic Northern Rhone syrah from specific ACs of Hermitage, Cote Rotie , Cornas, St Joseph and Crozes have been popular for quite a while. Southern Rhone and south of France are increasingly becom...
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Ask Sid: Legs vs. Tears

Ask Sid: Legs vs. Tears | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: Would you please explain to me Sid the difference between legs and tears in wine tasting? Answer: Don't believe there is any difference as they mean the same thing though tears may be a m...
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8 facts about Julia Child and The French Chef that may surprise you

8 facts about Julia Child and The French Chef that may surprise you | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple On one extremely cold night in the city of Boston, viewers tuning into Channel 2 had no idea that they were about to witness a pivotal moment in both the history of television and ...
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Bordeaux Update

Bordeaux Update | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Some of my random thoughts after a busy week of events in Vancouver spotlighting Bordeaux: 2014: Stephen Lemaitre Vintex Commercial Director for the Americas is encouraged that estimates of increas...
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Ask Sid: Pairing wine with duck

Ask Sid: Pairing wine with duck | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: We are preparing some ducks for a special dinner and need your help in choosing the best wine pairing. What do you suggest Sid? Answer: This is easy. I recommend pinot noir with duck, squ...
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7 famous L.A. restaurants from the studio era

7 famous L.A. restaurants from the studio era | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple During the Golden Age of Hollywood, stars like Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy and Cary Grant lit up the marquees at theaters across the country, becoming household names while generati...
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Ask Sid: How is climate change affecting wine and wine growers?

Ask Sid: How is climate change affecting wine and wine growers? | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: How is climate change affecting wine and wine growers? Answer: Big important question with not enough space to fully answer here. Certainly there seems to be more weather extremes in wine...
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10 Halloween Candy & Wine Pairings

10 Halloween Candy & Wine Pairings | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple Next Friday is Halloween!  And if you're handing out candy to all the trick or treaters knocking on your door, you might want to consider putting aside some of your sugary stash fo...
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Which Cruise Line Offers the Best Food?

Which Cruise Line Offers the Best Food? | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Which cruise line offers the best food? This question is no longer an oxymoron! Not just the Buffet Table now. Since Norwegian Cruise Lines first started providing specialty restaurant choices at s...
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Ask Sid: The best way to cool wine quickly?

Ask Sid: The best way to cool wine quickly? | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: What’s the best way to cool wine quickly? Answer: Always seems to be a continuing interest in this topic. I ponder why aren’t you following the Scout Motto of “Be Prepared” using some col...
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The best and worst in Soviet hospitality: a look at the food and drink of the Yalta Conference

The best and worst in Soviet hospitality: a look at the food and drink of the Yalta Conference | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple As dawn approached on February 3, 1945, a gravely ill President Franklin Roosevelt boarded his aircraft, the Sacred Cow for a grueling fourteen hundred mile flight to the Soviet Un...
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Diverse Cook Books

Diverse Cook Books | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
I continue to enjoy reading and trying recipes from 5 diverse outstanding cook books: 1. ELEVEN MADISON PARK THE COOKBOOK is an ambitious tome by talented chef Daniel Humm & GM Will Guidara of ...
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A Cajun Silver Lining: The culinary impact of the 1984 World's Fair and the remaking of New Orleans

A Cajun Silver Lining: The culinary impact of the 1984 World's Fair and the remaking of New Orleans | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple The year was 1984 and across the nation, people were waking up to “Morning in America.”  Inflation was finally under control as a once sluggish economy was starting to gain momentu...
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Old Jura Wines

Old Jura Wines | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
The new book through Kickstarter by Wink Lorch on Jura Wines is stimulating interest in this region. The recent tasting of Top Drop had Sedimentary Wines pouring old bottles including 1945 Chateau ...
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Ask Sid: What's the best time to visit a winery?

Ask Sid: What's the best time to visit a winery? | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Question: What’s the best time to visit a winery? Answer: Quite a difficult general question. No best time really but lots of different opportunities. Earlier in the day is less busy than later in ...
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10 #diy ways to create a truly unique wine rack

10 #diy ways to create a truly unique wine rack | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
By Joseph Temple Are you looking for a project to do this fall?  Well how about creating the ultimate conversation piece by building a do-it-yourself wine rack?  Below you can find ten inspirationa...
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Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit | All Things Wine and Food! | Scoop.it
Presently enjoying a ripe sweet yellow kiwifruit from New Zealand. Wonderful colour and tropical taste loaded with healthy antioxidants of Vitamins B (folic acid) C & E. Also as a lawyer I find...
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