Tagged with wine

Wine Heaven?

A recent wine club promotion in a national newspaper (yes, I still read paper!) had me tempted to sign right up, to get a case of “deep, rich reds” at bargain prices.  But then I thought of how I already have too many bottles at home, languishing, while I give into my thing for gin and tonics, … Continue reading

Terra Burdigala at Eno Terra

We splurged.  When I got an email from Eno Terra restaurant in Kingston touting their recent wine dinner featuring the French region of Bordeaux and the wines of Terra Burdigala, I couldn’t resist.  I forwarded it to a couple of friends (including fellow Centraljersey blogger Carolyn Edelmann), with this note: Are we rich yet?  Ha.  … Continue reading

Twelve Under Ten

There are still good wine values to be found, and some of them are at the Princeton Corkscrew Wine Shop.  I am on their email list, and just received a list of a dozen wines for under $10 they are offering, along with enticing descriptions.  What a great opportunity to make up an assorted case of … Continue reading

How Sweet It Is

And what will you drink with it? If you’re looking for a little recreation over the New Year’s holiday weekend, here’s my vote: A wine and chocolate pairing event at Crossing Vineyards and Winery in Washington Crossing, PA.   I know I love dark chocolate with rich Cabernet Sauvignon, but have never gotten past that obvious match. The “How … Continue reading

Finally!

After years of anticipation and hard, hard work, Carlo and Raoul Momo’s beautiful new restaurant, Eno Terra opens this weekend in Kingston.  I swung by for some opening festivities tonight, and caught this shot into their refrigerated case where their salumi (Italian for “cured meats”) are stored.  Get a load of that big white slab … Continue reading

Home Grown Wine

Okay, it’s not ethnic and it’s not casual, but it is local.  Arcadia Publishing, the folks who put out the Images of America series with historic photos and tidbits about “your town USA,” has just published “New Jersey Wineries.”  The author is Jennifer Papale Rignani, who used to work with the Garden State Wine Growers … Continue reading