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Tag Archives: Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving at my house has become a two-day bacchanal, though probably not quite like this one enjoyed by my friends at First Vine Wines. On Wednesday, my mother-in-law, Sheila Chang, cooked up a Chinese feast for 11, during which we … Continue reading
As I noted in my previous post, wine choices for Thanksgiving can be controversial and stress-laden. I received a few comments from folks agreeing and disagreeing with my various “mythbusting” efforts, so I thought I’d put it to you in … Continue reading
There will be no Sneak Preview Wine of the Week this week, as my Washington Post wine column appeared already in today’s special Thanksgiving Food section. So I offer instead my prepared remarks at last Thursday’s Uncorked D.C. charity dinner, … Continue reading
Yes, Partridge Foot. Or Pied de Perdrix to be exact. Here’s my take on this intriguing wine from my upcoming Thanksgiving recommendations in The Washington Post: Lionel Osmin Pied de Perdrix 2009 2 Stars GREAT VALUE Comte Tolosan, France, $ … Continue reading
For the past four years, I have had the pleasure of helping a small but growing fund-raising effort to aid So Others Might Eat (SOME), a Washington, D.C., charity that helps feed the homeless. This benefit dinner, held on the … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is coming, which means wine writers across the country are telling you to worry about what wines will clash with the cranberry sauce. To which I always say, “open one of everything” and turn the feast into a food-wine … Continue reading
Or as I always say, “Open one of everything!” But here’s my take on the food/wine pairing conundrum for this Thanksgiving, in Sunday’s Washington Post special Food section, with wine recommendations paired to featured recipes. Note the commenter who didn’t … Continue reading
There’s a mini-movement afoot to promote the idea of “drinking local” with Thanksgiving dinner this year. On one hand, Tyler Colman, who blogs as Dr. Vino, takes a political and eco-activist stand and urges us to eschew Beaujolais Nouveau for … Continue reading