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HRM Rex Goliath Cabernet Sauvignon – Red Wine

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HRM Rex Goliath Cabernet Sauvignon HRM (His Royal Majesty) Rex Goliath is named after the Giant 47 pound Rooster, who was a treasured attraction of a Texas circus many years ago.  This California wine from Woodbridge has a sticker stating … Continue reading

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Villa Toscano 2008 Old Vine Zinfandel – Red Wine

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Villa Toscano and sister winery, Bella Piazza are located in Amador County, California.  I spoke about the winery and some of their wines in one of my previous posts. I’m not so much of a Zin “fan” only because I … Continue reading

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Jenn’s Beef Panang with Green Beans

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I was trying to figure out what to prepare for dinner with beef sirloin and coconut milk and came up with my own recipe, thankfully it turned out yummy, so quick and easy to make! Ingredients: 2 tbs. oil 1 … Continue reading

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Bad Dog Ranch 2008 Petite Sirah – California

This Bad Dog Ranch 2008 Petite Sirah comes from Sonoma, California.  The read says, dark red in color. Hints of blackberry, plum, and pepper.  A great blend for a delicious, long, soft finish. My take, rich dark color, has a … Continue reading

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Penfolds Koonunga Hill 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia I say, have I not learned anything about Cabs from Australia? This wine was found at our local Holiday Market, advertising 88 points, not that I really understand the pointing system, but … Continue reading

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Villa Toscano 2008 La Via

Villa Toscano and their sister winery, Bella Piazza are both fabulous wineries. We visited both wineries a couple of times, the first visit, we joined both of their wineries. Villa Toscano and Bella Piazza are located in Amador County….and get … Continue reading

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Nottage Hill 2006 Shiraz – Australia

This South Eastern Australian Shiraz, makers Thomas Hardy & Sons, bottle price I found for under $5, is definitely one to keep.  I’ve gathered my own opinion on what regions have the best Merlot, Cab, Shiraz/Syrah, Pinot, or Chardonnay.  But … Continue reading

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2009 Lismore Range Cabernet Sauvignon

2009 Lismore Range Cabernet Sauvignon from South Eastern Australia This was another bottle I picked up at our local Grocery Outlet.  Again, when I say this is a great place to try a variety of different wines from different regions … Continue reading

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Hello food and wine lovers!

Thank you for visiting my site for recipe and wine reviews.  I will be posting either recipes or wines I have tried or even my favorites, along with pics and videos on some of the recipes I prepare.  Enjoy, and … Continue reading

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2008 Papio Merlot California

Smooth full body Merlot, flavorful, wonderful bouquet, has luscious blackberry and cherry flavors resulting in a balanced wine.  Alcohol content 13.5% by volume. I discovered this wine at our local Grocery Outlet and it has become one of my favorites … Continue reading

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