Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 25

Wine Of The Week – Casal Garcia Vinho Tinto

Casal Garcia red is a fruity wine offering enticing red berry notes and a silky structure with soft tannins. A simple blend of Portuguese grapes makes this an everyday all purpose wine, and the light body will go great in the heat of this summer. Get a light chill going on this vino and start …

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Jun 23

Grilled Vegetables as an Add-on

We all love summer salads with all the fresh produce so easily available, and adding on grilled veggies give a yummy taste twist. It’s easy to put together spinach, cukes, and radishes, but try adding some grilled zucchini and wilted grape tomatoes to your salad and the flavor explodes! Slice the zucchini lengthwise, toss with olive …

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Jun 22

Spirit of the Week – Ty-Ku

The summers here and the time is right to mix up some refreshing cocktails! Let’s take this citrus liqueur with a large glass of ice, a shot of good vodka and a splash of cranberry and tame the heat. We all look for acidity to refresh us this time of year (You know what acidity …

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Jun 13

Wine Of The Week- 2001 Winzer Krems Gruner Veltliner

This Austrian, dry, crisp white is perfect for a fish entree or light lunch. A perfect example of a quality grape (Gruner Veltliner) made for the hot days of summer….something new for those who like to experiment with this zesty, acidic gem. Price: $12.99

Jun 06

Spirit Of The Week – Sortilege

Ah,  Canada…..home of hockey, Canadian bacon and hockey. But wait….what about Canadian Whisky? That seems to be made very well in cold Canada, right? What about maple syrup? You can’t tell me you haven’t put that on pancakes and sausage… Now for the piece de resistance….(was I even close to spelling that write? I mean …

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Jun 04

Wine Of The Week – 2011 Baron De Roche

Tons of ripe, dark fruit interplays nicely with just the right amout of spice on the long cassis laden finish of this French delight from the Languedoc region. The blend of 60% Syrah and 40% Grenache begs to be served with some good barbeque. Enjoy this reasonable Frenchy! Price: $11.99