Discovering the Wines of Carmignano

Discovering the Wines of Carmignano

It is quite rare to find, in any period in time, a space where all the elements come together, and an absolute star winemaker comes to rise within their respective region. With the exception of the multi-generational antique houses that spatter the old world, every now and then, a master of the likes of Didier Dagueneau and Heidi Barrett will…

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New World Albarino – Impossible to Resist!

New World Albarino – Impossible to Resist!

Last week we showed you New World Tempranillo, but the Fableist has another Spanish varietal to share with you. There is no resisting the temptation of the newest addition from the Field Recordings book – Albarino! Indigenous to the Northwest of Spain and Portugal, Albarino is typically characterized by its maritime and coastal influences. While hearty and round, it is often a…

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Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 8

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 8

It’s that time of the year, again! Holidays are upon us, and it is with great excitement I share with you the knick-knacks of my absolute favorite things to do – Entertain! For anyone that has known me, knows that I can get little “extra” when it comes to hosting gatherings of all sizes (ask me about a whole suckling…

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Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 7

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 7

Harvest Time Stuffed Pumpkin + Red Burgundy Photo Credit: Wine Food by Dana Frank and Andrea Slonecker I’ve been not so secretly hoping to find my way around a pumpkin-related pairing post, but this recent excursion I took with my family to the local farm to pick pumpkins with the little one steered me back to pumpkin recipes. We ended…

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Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 6

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 6

A few days ago, my significant other proudly and excitedly brought home one of the biggest local watermelons I’ve ever seen, along with a hefty cantaloupe… as much as we all love to dig in on those sweet, juicy and, most importantly, refreshing summer offerings, we had to get creative in getting use out of them as there is only…

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