Month: August 2013

General Wine

Wine Bargain No. 8: Project Paso Zinfandel

I think one of the most versatile — and underappreciated wines — is Zinfandel. This wonderful varietal produces very aromatic wines of medium acidity, medium to high tannins and medium to dry sweetness. If Zinfandel were in politics, it would be a good middle-of-the-roader. Applying this wine to food, Zinfandel can go with a wide […]

General Wine

Wine Bargain No. 7: Flaco Tempranillo

I put the sausage and lean hamburgers on the grill. The heat was near 550 degrees. The Wine Goddess had already pre-boiled the sausage, turning it tender and sweet. As an accompaniment, she was frying red and green garden peppers and onions on the stove. These were going to be better than the SP&O bombs […]