It was Sunday, November 13, 2016 and the Cork Dorks were at it again with a dinner party planned at Rachel’s place in Lakewood. Although the entirety of the menu was not revealed until we arrived, we did know there was going to be homemade blood sausage and a handful of other dishes that we … Continue reading I Love New Experiences!
I had the pleasure of attending a dinner put on by the American Wine Society in collaboration with North Berkeley Imports about a week ago at FIRE restaurant. The menu was set with five courses created by Chef Jakubiec and wines were paired with each course by Eddie Gilbert, Director of North Berkeley Imports. The … Continue reading Dinner with the American Wine Society
The red and dessert wine categories are where I made the most changes to our list for fall/winter 2016, almost everything changed with the exception of one wine. That wine is the E-4 blend by Orin Swift which currently fills our Spanish slot in the BTG program. For our full bodied red I dropped Chappelet … Continue reading Reds, Ports & Stickies