Cabernet Sauvignon

A Birthday Without Bordeaux

Sometimes the best pairings are guided by memories
May 11, 2011 6:00 pm
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Sometimes, the best food and wine pairings have more to do with emotion and memory than they do a strict balance of flavor, aroma, and texture. Contrary to what so many of the books on the subject will tell you, context is often the major influencing factor in a pairing’s success.

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Cabernet-Braised Lamb Shoulder

A simple and slow-cooked meal
Apr 23, 2011 12:32 am

Russell House Tavern serves this braised lamb shoulder over potato & parsley gnocchi and tops the dish with a soft poached egg

5 Great Red Wines Under $20

Enjoy these red wines—your paycheck will, too
Apr 12, 2011 1:30 pm
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  1. Langhe, Nebbiolo, 2008, $18* Don’t let the price fool you, this is a big boy red. Nebbiolo is the same Italian varietal used in Barolos and Barbarescos, but here you can savor it for a fraction of the price. Pouring from Piedmonte, this rich wine is like sipping a bowl full of ripe cherries with a tinge of sweet black licorice.
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