Tasting Wine

Oregon Pinot Noir and My Return to Rex Hill Winery

It started with a piece of salmon and the search the perfect pairing.  And that was when I found my bottle of Rex Hill Reserve Willamette Valley 2008 Pinot Noir. A beautiful garnet colored wine, it looked beautiful in my wine decanter. It had a nose of tart cherries, tannins, black pepper and a hint of citrus.  And… Continue reading Oregon Pinot Noir and My Return to Rex Hill Winery

Cooking with Wine · World Tour of Wine

Touring the Burgundy Region of France – Two Great Wines & Beef Bourguignon

I left the Champagne Region and headed over to Burgundy.  The Burgundy region is in Eastern France and the wines are primarily Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. There are 6 regions within the Burgundy region, so there are many different types of wine to chose from.  This is also the birth place of coq au vin,… Continue reading Touring the Burgundy Region of France – Two Great Wines & Beef Bourguignon