Wine and Walnuts

A blog about eating, drinking, cooking and reading in the not so Deep South

Food and Wine Pairing: Beef Empanadas with 2008 Oveja Negra Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah, Maule Valley, Chile

Kimberly Houston | November 9, 2010

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iViva Chile!
What a great week for Chile a few weeks ago, huh?!  I don’t know about you all, but I was riveted by the rescue of the Chilean miners, and couldn’t get enough of their stories.
Coincidentally, I received a couple of red blends from Chile as samples that same week, and included in the [...]

Good Value Sauvignon Blanc for Late Summer Sipping: Valle Dorado Sauvignon Blanc, 2010, Curico Valley, Chile

Kimberly Houston | September 23, 2010

Valle Dorado Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Surveying the wine selection at work today, I thought, hmm, it might be late September here in the not-so-deep-South, but it is H.O.T., like, 90 degrees hot. Not the time just yet to switch to “transition reds,” I reckon.
So I picked up a value priced Sauvignon Blanc from Chile.  $6.99 retail, [...]