Category: Food and Wine Pairings

Five Wines Recommendations

I was browsing recipes this morning looking for dishes to pair with my cooler full of Carmel Ridge and Yatir Chenin Blanc when I came across a great post shared by  Joy of Kosher’s Editor, Tamar Genger MA, RD, who, like many of us, is feeling the pre-holiday rush.  She has done some research on great wines so [...]

September 10, 2013 // By : // No Comments

The path to summer wine pairings

During the summer month there is plenty of opportunity to cook outdoors, but if you are simply throwing hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill three times a week, you’re missing the opportunity to experience the very best of BBQ.  Break away from the mold of grabbing a cold one. Use the summer time to be [...]

August 5, 2013 // By : // No Comments

Skirt Steak or Hanger Steak with Red Wine Marinade

You don’t have to be an expert to appreciate a good glass of wine with dinner. It’s mostly a matter of what you like and whether it goes well with what you’re eating: maybe a Rhone type (Shiraz/Syrah) with your favorite brisket recipe, or a Sauvignon Blanc with the chicken breasts you might be grilling. [...]

June 27, 2013 // By : // No Comments

The Science of Wonderful Wine

Wine is a beverage that is steeped in history, having originated in the Middle East around 6,000 BC. Even as times changed, many vineyards prided themselves on their traditional approach to winemaking, continuing to use small oak barrels or even manually crushing grapes. Although this continues to be the case, most vineyards are moving to [...]

February 25, 2013 // By : //

Land, Wine, and History

Although Israel may be a small country, it has a varied topography containing some of the world’s highest and lowest points, encompassing land that is perpetually sun-baked and in a state of permafrost. To go with this unique topography is a unique history. Remember that the land we call Israel was once part of the [...]

January 7, 2013 // By : //

Choosing Wines For Thanksgiving Dinner

When it comes to wine pairings this Thanksgiving there are no hard fast rules really. While many folks favor dry white wines with their turkey dinner with all the trimmings, some have begun to make the case red wines at the Thanksgiving table. The reason that red wines work against conventional wisdom is that, for [...]

November 21, 2012 // By : //