Tagged: Pizza and Pasta

A little treat

Quinto do Noval Cedro do Noval  I’m in the throes of a no carb no sugar diet in an attempt to find my wedding body again.  This is no easy feat.  I’m 2 kids...

Pass the pasta

Renato Ratti Barbera d’ Asti When the monotony of life starts to get to us and we are feeling bored, we like to have a mini celebration.  My husband and I love doing a...

Pizza night

Caleo Nero d’Avola Terre Siciliane A year or two ago was my first experience with this varietal.  Being somewhat underwhelmed with what Italian wines I had recently drunk I was excited to try something...

Chianti with a side of pasta

Ruffino Chianti Riserva Ducale Chianti is made from Sangiovese grape in the Tuscany region of Italy. Sangiovese is grown in a vast number of regions and creates wine in differing styles. In general though,...

Partner with pasta

Summers Andriana’s Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon You will find this wine for about $20 a bottle but it drinks like $40.  It actually includes several other varietals including Petit Sirah, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec and...

Weeknight solution

Les Darons Languedoc by Jeff Carrel It’s one of those nights I’m spending more time in the kitchen than I care to.  I still haven’t mastered the art of “everyone eats what I put...

Try something Chilean

Veramonte Primus Carmenere Tonight we travel to Chile for a varietal that is a bit less popular than the standards we usually see.  Carmenere is very much like Merlot in many ways.  This is...

Something to FALL for

Halos de Jupiter Cotes du Rhone If you are a bottle label person this one might draw you in with its cosmic looking design.  The wine itself is a light ruby color in the...