How to Pair Wine with Soup and Other Tips from a Sommelier

Samantha Capaldi, a.k.a. Samantha Sommelier, is a certified sommelier through the International Culinary Center and a gourmet food connoisseur with a passion for making wine approachable. Her spirit of fun is contagious and her wine pairing tips are exceptional. I discovered Samantha while exploring Instagram for pairing recommendations. The featured photo is one of my…

Life on the Ranch and Setting a Winter Table

I am excited to announce a new interview series featuring tastemakers from around the web. Our first guest is Chloe Mackintosh of Boxwood Avenue, celebrating a lifestyle of beautiful design, old world traditions, and slow living. I was especially excited to get Chloe's tips on a beautiful table setting. Tablescapes are her forte, and I…

Snoqualmie 2016 Riesling from Columbia Valley

Vineyard: Snoqualmie Vineyards Variety: Riesling Cost: $8 Region: Washington State Food Pairing Suggestions: Oysters, blue cheese and pear tarts, Humboldt Fog cheese, apple pastries, sushi My Tasting Notes: Mello and sweet with notes of green apple, pear, pineapple, and mango Sponsored Post: A bottle of wine provided for tasting This wine is reminiscent of a naturally sweet, luscious fruit salad. This is…