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Red Wine Recommendations
Our favorite red wines.
Having a great glass of red wine with dinner eases the tension of the day in just a few, calming minutes. This Kenwood Cab, from the Jack London Sonoma Vineyard, is a great weekday wine to keep open to unwind at the end of the day. Bold but not too complex to enjoy without food, it […]
Have I got a great wine find for you today. Jacob’s Creek is an Australian wine, and the chief winemaker, Barossa’s* Bernard Hicken, collaborated with a California Winemaker, Ehren Jordan to create this affordable wine with Australian fruit made in a California style. (*Barossa is like the Napa of Australia. It’s a well-known wine region.) Intriguing, […]
Our final moments in Wine Country (sniff, sniff) were spent outside overlooking the lawn, enjoying Symmetry, at Rodney Strong. Rodney Strong has such an incredible line-up of wines, it’s well worth the visit to the tasting room to taste. We tried some pretty spectacular wines, but chose our old favorite for our picnic. Rodney Strong Symmetry […]
The other day, my husband declared that he wants to start trying Italian wines, which made my thoughts leap to TRAVEL TO ITALY and I was totally on board with this new wine tasting development. The pursuit of Italian was solidified after a trip to the new Lowes Foods in Carolina Forest and the […]
The 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy drinking, medium bodied red that’s a perfect wine to keep in the house for weeknight dinners. We’re always looking for a good “house wine” as an everyday wine, and this is our current favorite. Affordably priced around $14/ bottle, you can pick this up at Target or […]
This clean, easy drinking red blend is Australia’s most popular wine. The Pepperjack Barossa Red is an excellent choice to open on a casual night with friends – it’s smooth and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Pairings Food // This wine could go with anything from comfort food like a pot roast to a Mediterranean […]
Domaine Chandon Pinot Meunier in 3 bullet points Sophisticated Pair with gourmet comfort foods Notes of Fresh plum & cranberry Pairings Food / Spicy or gourmet comfort foods like Angry Clams over fettucine from Croissants Bistro or Mini brats served with caramelized onion and spicy mustard. Style / Any wine from Domaine Chandon should be […]
The Stella Maris 2008 may be my new favorite wine. Will and I are always looking for a “house wine” to keep on hand that we like to enjoy ourselves and would like to share with friends that come over. This one is being strongly considered for our fall/winter house wine. Stella Maris in 3 […]
The Geyser Peak Uncensored Red Blend is a smooth-drinking red with notes of ripened berries. It’s more fruity than dry, and would pair well with spicy food or a gourmet burger. This would be a great bottle of wine to enjoy next to a fire* and gab with mom friends about life, potty training, and […]