Rhone Classics at Flame

Crab and Apple Salad, apple cider gelee, celery confit, pomegranate reduction, paired with Chapoutier Croses-Hermitage Blanc Petite Ruches 2013.

Continuing with its Wine Classics series, the Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs (OMGD) presented a Rhone Classics dinner at Flame, Discovery Primea, last August 2. Wines from across the various Rhone appellations were paired with the food of Executive Chef Luis Chikiamco who did an excellent job of allowing the […] Read more »

Mostly Rhones at Impressions

Pate en Croute of Duo of Duck

After about 3 weeks without a wine dinner, I was pleased to get an invitation to join some friends at Impressions for some great wine, food and, of course, company. The menu was mostly composed of dishes we had at a previous dinner where Chef Cyrille unveiled his surprise Pate […] Read more »

Two Excellent Wines

JL Chave Hermitage 1989

It’s been a little difficult keeping up with posting on all the food and wine happenings during the holidays because it’s been pretty hectic (in a good way) running my little wine business during this time of year, and there are just so occasions to enjoy great food with family […] Read more »