3-Star Chef Massimo Bottura @ Deer Valley This one is special. My favorite Italian chef, Massimo Bottura, will be visiting Deer Valley Resort in December for memorable, one-of-a-kind dinners and VIP meet-and-greet reciptions. Here are the details from Deer Valley Resort. “The next course in Deer Valley Resort’s Taste of Luxury series features Michelin 3-Star Chef Massimo … [Read more...]
Treat Yourself to a Wine Dinner!
Cucina Wine Dinners Announced If there are more enjoyable wine pairing dinners than the ones hosted by owner Dean Pierose at Cucina Wine Bar, I’ve yet to find them. They are typically boisterous events with fabulous food from Chef Joey Ferran paired with top-notch wine selections where, by the end of the night, strangers have become fast friends. The wine dinners at Cucina … [Read more...]
Vivanco Crianza 2016
In the Spanish wine region of Rioja, the wine control board - Consejo Regulador DOCa Rioja - designates four different styles of Rioja wine: Rioja, Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva. Crianza - which is the focus of this column - is probably the most accessible of the Rioja wines, with most selling for under (and sometimes well-under) $15 per bottle. A Crianza wine is aged a … [Read more...]