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Wine pairing with Cajun food

Wine Pair Sommelier Bill Elsey chats with Darold Gordon, owner of the Austin New Orleans Po Boy and Gumbo Shop, about what to think about when pairing authentic Cajun dishes and wine. Among Bill’s wine suggestions are Albarino, Sauvignon Blanc, Vouvray, and off-dry Riesling from Germany.

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Long Live the Sauvignon Republic

I was priviledged to have lunch at Truluck’s with the brains behind the Sauvignon Republic.  Upon being introduced to John Buechsenstein, winemaker and John Ash, celebrity chef and award-winning cookbook author.  The guiding principle behind their winemaking enterprise is to showcase the many facets of the Sauvignon bBanc grape, as it presents itself in various Read more…

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Twenty-First Century Rieslings

Shattering misconceptions is one of life’s great joys. One common misconception involves the belief that all rieslings are heavy, sweet, dum-dum wines that all come from Germany. While the world’s greatest still do come from there, great rieslings are currently being produced in Australia, New Zealand, and here in the U.S. (particularly Wa. state). The Read more…

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