Tag Archive 'food pairing'

Dec 04 2009

Wonderfully Wintry Wines

While very few welcome winter with open arms, there is something undeniably charming about softly falling snow, the tiny white lights glittering from trees lining the streets, and the general warm fuzziness of family and friends around the holidays. In Chicago especially, there are tons of wintry events going on to keep the holiday cheer […]

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Nov 23 2009

Perfect Thanksgiving Pairings!

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Miss our Thanksgiving Pairing class and still clueless about what to imbibe on Turkey Day? Well, we can forgive the whole “skipping class” thing (but don’t let it happen again!) and have recap to boot. Now, we couldn’t just taste wine and try to imagine how great it would be with Thanksgiving fare–we at Just […]

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Sep 09 2008

Barrel Project 2008 – Meeting #2 at Vivo in Chicago

This is the Just Grapes’ Barrel Project second meeting. We are making a barrel of 2008 Trailside Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley. We met at Vivo Restaurant in Chicago and blind tasted the following wines to determine what the group preferred in winemaking styles.

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Aug 22 2008

Vosges Viola Truffle & Angeline Pinot Noir

Jen Brush of Vosges Haut Chocolat and Don Sritong of Just Grapes discuss paring the Viola Truffle and Angeline Pinot Noir.

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