A California Winemaker Plants Roots in Virginia

At 868 Estate Vineyards, the quest for greatness is about more than just wine. It’s about taking what nature provides, artfully transforming that raw material and packaging expressive wines that, when combined with gourmet food, create a uniquely beautiful sensory experience. The winemaker behind that quest is Carl DiManno. Unlike most winemakers, DiManno discovered hisContinue reading “A California Winemaker Plants Roots in Virginia”

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Foodie Friday: On a Mission for Morels

This blog is about wine. Devoted to adventures in oenophilia and all great things grape. But every so often, a stunning ingredient steals the show; one that truly makes a meal exquisite. Such is the case today with the magnificent morel mushroom. This funny-looking fungus is highly sought after this time of year. Imparting anContinue reading “Foodie Friday: On a Mission for Morels”

Foodie Friday: Cucumber Roll-ups!

Happy Friday, and welcome to a new series here on Cuvee: Foodie Fridays! Each week, I’ll post a delectable dish along with a wine pairing to share with your guests or with your special someone. Starting off easy with an awesome appetizer that is perfect for spring/summer meals: chorizo-goat cheese stuffed cucumber roll-ups. Just aContinue reading “Foodie Friday: Cucumber Roll-ups!”