sauvignon blanc

Bargain Alert: a bright South African sauv blanc

Anyone who follows my column or blog knows my go-to summer wine is a sauvignon blanc and we’re talking the grassy, savory, herbaceous notes of New Zealand. I venture outside […]

Garden-fresh bounty pairs well with herbaceous sauvignon blanc

Summer afternoons are designed for rosé. Pinot gris and chardonnay poolside sound divine. Backyard grilling calls for a deep and luscious red but, for my money, nothing beats the passion […]

Wines for the 4th of July weekend

What's better than a year when Independence Day falls on a Friday? Not much, really. It's another bbq weekend when a lot of people probably reach for beer but wine is […]

Sauvignon Blanc is a perfectly-balanced warm-weather wine

Red wines have become wildly popular in the last several years on the tails of reports that consuming it provides a myriad of health benefits. Certain red wines (i.e. Cabernet […]

Grilled Zucchini

Sticking with the whole idea of bounty from the garden, we’re having success with our zucchini though something is eating our zucchini faster than the rate we are. It’s said […]

Photo clutter…and a tofu stir fry

In my opinion, the most challenging clutter anyone possesses is photos. Do you remember when you used to go on vacation (alone or with your folks) with four rolls of […]

Simple Potato Salad

Everyone’s in picnic mode for Independence Day, I am sure. You’ve probably already chosen your recipes for hamburgers, baked beans, a green salad, potato salad and whatever else might be […]

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