Caspri Luna Blu and Grilled Moroccan Chicken #ItalianFWT

Our Italian Food Wine and Travel (#ItalianFWT)  has explored each of Italy’s twenty regions.  Now, we taking deeper dive into Italy.  This month we explore Italian “orange” (skin-fermented white) wines.  I’m pairing the super natural and edgy 2012 Caspri Luna Blu IGT orange wine with Grilled Moroccan Chicken! What is Orange Wine? Essentially, orange wines…

Wine of the Week; 2011 Donkey and Goat Roussanne Stonecrusher

Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out.  For this week, my Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Donkey and Goat Roussanne Stonecrusher. Winery Donkey and Goat Winery is a family owned and operated urban winery located in Berkeley,…

Wine Words Demystified: Orange Wine

You know the deal; the more some folks learn about a topic, the more shortcuts/slang/acronyms/initials/technical jargon can be tossed around.  I’m here to help you understand those sometimes mysterious words and phrases, thus – Wine Words Demystified!  This week’s term is Orange Wine… According to Ray Isle of Food & Wine magazine… “Orange wines“—a current favorite of hipster…