Monthly Archives: February 2010

Homework and Wine

Art law reading, museum theory, and research paper writing are even more enjoyable when done with a glass of Perrin Réserve Côte du Rhône Blanc 2008! A blend of Grenache blanc (50%), Bourboulenc (20%, Marsanne (10%), Rousanne (10%), and Viognier … Continue reading

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Viognier and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, I paired white wine and dark chocolate. Unconventional maybe, but after a stressful week it was really nice to bake up a batch of delicious cookies (recipe) and share a glass of vin with my roommate. We went old-school … Continue reading

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Dexter Red

My plan last night consisted of watching too many episodes of a television show I am now absolutely addicted to: Dexter. The character development is superb, and so was the wine I paired it with. To complement the show, I … Continue reading

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A List of Under-$20 Oregon Pinot Noirs…You’re Welcome.

The Seattle Times posted a list of under-$20 Oregon pinot noirs…have you tried any of them? The Erath was the vineyard I immediately recognized and was pleased to see an offering from my next door neighbor King Estate. A cash-strapped … Continue reading

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