Wine Party

Here's a fun event for all you wine lovers.  Instead of going out wine tasting have the wine come to you!  It's a sure good time. 

Me and some friends hosted a wine tasting party for Andrew's birthday and all I had to do was buy some cheeses, fruits and crackers that Norma, the wine connoisseur, had asked to provide, but you know me, I was going to make it into a feast!

I asked Norma to send me the food pairings to each wine and from there I came up with this menu:

Cloud Number Nine
White Wine Blend
California
description: A blend of several white wines with green apple, melon, and floral aromas
paired with: Havarti Cheese and a fruit plate

Nouveau Muse
Tempranillo
California
description: A complex wine with hints of blackberry jam
paired with: Parmegiano pesto pasta salad and a cheese and meat plate

Fog
Zinfandel
California
description: This was my favorite.  Slight tannins with a long finish.  Has aromas of cherries and cranberries
paired with: grilled rib-eye

Petit Cadeau 
Semi-Seco
California
description: A sparkling wine to entice the taste buds
paired with: chocolate covered strawberries

If you are interested in any of the recipes for these pairings please contact me at feedmysoleblog@gmail.com.  I'll be happy to provide them.  To throw your own wine tasting party in the greater LA area, contact Norma, she was a lovely host.
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2 comments:

  1. Christine, the food your prepared was delicious and how can I forget the steak. Oh grilled just to perfection, juices flowing. My favorite pairing was the steak with the zinfandel.

    Thanks
    Norma

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  2. That was my favorite too. It was such a great event. Thanks again Norma, Andrew loved it.

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