Chilling and Grilling with Zinfandel

Chilling and Grilling with Zinfandel

Happy July! Did you know July is National Grilling Month? Yup, and we are leading right up to Fourth of July weekend where there is lots of grilling going on. One of my favorite wines to pair with the barbecue is Zinfandel. It’s what I reach for and here is why....
Mettler Family 100 Years Strong

Mettler Family 100 Years Strong

Mettler Family 100 Years Strong Last year at this time I was exploring Lodi with some wonderful wine writers. What a wonderful time I had! Lodi was an area I knew about, but not really. I didn’t realize its proximity to San Francisco and Sacramento and I didn’t...
Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread Breaking Bread can be thought of as having a meal together. The term occurs in many places in the New Testament where it means to share bread or distribute food to others. The expression means more than just sharing bread, having a meal, it’s a...

My Superbowl Wine Picks and Pairings

There’s 2 halves so we have 2 wine picks for the 2016 Superbowl. How will they fair?  Anytime you talk football there is also food involved.  So the menu at the moment for the game is: Smoked Baby Back Ribs Chili Bean Salad Jalapeno popper dip Cheese...