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Debbie Gioquindo – Spring Summer Wine and Food Pairings

Apr 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The nice weather we’ve been having will lead us right into Spring / Summer entertaining. Here are some pairing thoughts. Begin by thinking about what you are going to serve as a whole and the dominant characteristics the food will have.  Is it mild or flavorful, fatty or lean, rich or acidic are some of […]



Debbie Gioquindo – What’s In a Barrel

Jan 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Ever wonder what gives the Pinot Noir the earthy taste. Was the finish on your Chardonnay buttery?One Chardonnay have a more buttery finish than the other. All these taste and aromas come from the Barrel. Since new barrels impart more flavors to the wine than previously used barrels, the percentage of new barrels used by a winery […]



Debbie Gioquindo – Cherish Thanksgiving Memories

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Today is Thanksgiving, a day to give thanks.  We all have different traditions and no one table is the same.  For me it’s a day to get together with family and friends.  Our Thanksgiving table is as traditional as everyone else in the fact that we have a Turkey.  Beyond that I think every table […]