Archive for April, 2010:

Apr
08

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Patty Blomberg for winning two tickets to The El Dorado Winery Association’s 19th Annual Passport Weekend!  Patty’s favorite warm-weather food and wine pairing entry was: “Best warm weather pairing – no doubt – apples & pears from Apple Hill , 2005 Signature Zin from ParaVi, choice of cheese to pair with fruit, fresh […]

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Apr
07

Wordless Wednesday: Bistro Don Giovanni, Napa

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Risotto with Braised Short Ribs at Bistro Don Giovanni in Napa.

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Apr
06

Wine Tasting 101

Want to be more wine savvy? Spataro Restaurant and Bar has just the thing for you – Wine Tasting 101! Head over to Spataro at 7 p.m. on April 8th to spend the evening learning how to break down wine like a pro. Master Sommelier Reggie Narito and Paragary’s Beverage Director Lonny Abugow will teach […]

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Apr
05

El Dorado “Passport Weekend” Giveaway!

Love wine? Then this giveaway is for you! The El Dorado Winery Association will have its 19th annual Passport Weekend event April 10-11 and April 17-18. If you haven’t previously attended Passport Weekend, you’re in for a treat with a weekend full of wine, food, and entertainment. 26 of El Dorado’s foothill wineries will feature […]

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Apr
02

National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day!

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Ah, the camera phone. Oh-so-very convenient, yet never seems to do a dish justice. Such is the case with this photo of Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream. Yes, I said it, and such a thing does exist. I took this photo a few months back while dining at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop in Orlando. The […]

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