Salmon with Lentils + French Rosé

Salmon on a bed lentils is a French classic. And although there are surely much more complicated ways to achieve this dish, this très simple version is absolutely delicious. And it’s fast. It’s an easy way to wow guests, but it’s also a perfect dinner for one when you need to remind yourself that preparing [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Wine & Food Pairing|0 Comments

Sauvignon Blanc for Spring Sipping

With Spring arriving early this year, it seems like a good time to gear up for our annual Sauvignon Blanc bender. All that crisp, bright, tangy acidity is like a squeeze of citrus on whatever food is also on the table. Perfect for weekends on the patio and paired with the lighter dishes that emerge [...]

By | February 28th, 2016|Wine & Food Pairing|0 Comments

Bourbon 101

JUST THE FACTS... What distinguishes bourbon from other whiskeys? Four things: 1. It must be comprised of at least 51% corn. 2. It must be aged in new American oak barrels for a minimum of two years. 3. It cannot be distilled higher than 160 proof (80 percent alcohol). 4. It can be cut only [...]

By | January 31st, 2016|Spirits|0 Comments

Tawny Port for the Holidays!

Though we Women of Wine are routinely spotted drinking Port year-round, this is the time of year when it's nearly irresistible. Cold evening by the fire, after a proper winter feast... it's definitely an iconic Port moment. And more than any other kind of Port -- Tawny is easily the most accessible and versatile. First, [...]

By | December 19th, 2015|Wine & Food Pairing, Holidays|0 Comments

Turkey Day Wines

To help you find some wines to round out your Thanksgiving feast, we asked the WOW Board for their favorite picks and pairings. Some of their answers and advice may surprise you, but there's something for everyone. The most important piece of Thanksgiving wine advice to remember? Drink what you like and don't worry about [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Wine & Food Pairing, Holidays|0 Comments