Wine and Walnuts

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

Food and Wine Pairing: Somersville Cellars 2007 Red Meritage and Ghirardelli Dark Chocolates

Kimberly Houston | November 30, 2010

I’ve been pairing up this combination a lot lately at wine tastings, and it’s been a huge hit with guests.
You want high-quality, dark chocolate to make this work. I’ve been buying the Ghirardelli Intense Dark Premium Tasting Collection.  It’s a little sampler bag that contains about 20 individually wrapped chocolates  – a few each of [...]

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 [...]