A lot has changed in the world since my last post on Feb 10th, you might say. A pandemic that appears to only be increasing has shut down much of the US, while many other parts of the globe start to stretch out and remerge from their safety hibernation. The US just appears to be sinking...
Having trouble pairing Thanksgiving yums?
...then let Le Wine Buffs do it all for you! It's that time again, where everyone eats hours earlier than usual, groans, collapses around 7pm and then finishes up the late night with a whole new plate, yup...it's Thanksgiving! I've spent *months* coming up with painstakingly precise food and wine pairings for my portion of this article, literally until all of the skin was...ok, you're right, I didn't. In reality, I sat on the couch and drooled, thinking of all of the super tasty dishes that I had every year growing up, lovingly prepared by my supermom, Mama Donna.
Wild Horse Dinner with Winemaker Clay Brock
I've been a fan of the good value found in third label wines of Wild Horse Winery & Vineyards for some time now. Their baseline Wild Horse line of wines are always a good bet for high QPR every vintage, particularly the widely available Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. I had yet to ever try their two high end labels however, so when I was invited to have dinner with their Director of Winemaking and taste through their top wines at the tasty Local Kitchen in San Francisco, I jumped on BART and headed over.