Saturday, July 20, 2019

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wine pairing

The best wine pairing for fruit?

One of the sommelier's biggest challenges in preparing a tasting flight and menu is what wine to pair with fresh or cooked fruit?
And there is perhaps no other sparkling wine appellation where the hand of the winemaker is so light. In many ways, Moscato d'Asti growers and producers are simply trying to stay out of the grape's way as the vinification process is carried out.

It’s all about the grape

In many ways, Moscato d'Asti growers and producers are simply trying to stay out of the grape's way as the vinification process is carried out.
Jeremy Parzen shows Moscato 'd'Asti flavour in Houston

Moscato d’Asti, one of the world’s most soulful wines, yes!

One of the reasons why I wanted to be part of this blog was because I wanted a forum where I could share my feeling that Moscato d'Asti is actually one of Italy's most soulful wines.
few questions for moscato consumer

Questions for Moscato d’Asti producers

…I wish more American wine professionals would take time out to think about how the wines we buy and drink "sustain" other communities.
Moscato d'asti family landscape

What’s cool and groovy about Moscato d’Asti

The more I've learned about Moscato d'Asti, the more I've realized how little people actually know about the appellation, the wines, and the people who grow and make them.
a great moscato tasting is arriving in houston

Taste Moscato d’Asti with me here in Houston

I couldn't be more thrilled to share the news that I will be leading a Moscato d'Asti tasting and master class here in Houston — my adoptive hometown — on May 15.
Moscato is a community

Community makes the difference

It's with great pleasure that I share the following good news: The Moscato d'Asti blog has asked me back for another year of blogging here on the Moscato d'Asti stories blog!
Moscato d'Asti si a perfect pairing for Asian (and vietnamese) food

A date for Vietnamese food and Moscato d’Asti

It all began with a pancake… A Vietnamese pancake to be precise: Bánh xèo also known as "Vietnamese happy pancake" or "sizzling pancake."
wine writer on Moscato d'Asti

Top Italian wine writer and educator Ian D’Agata on Moscato d’Asti

“Light in alcohol and strong on flavor, [bottlings of Moscato d’Asti] are the ultimate party wines, but they can be remarkably nuanced and terroir-specific, too”.

Tex Mex: A cuisine that screams out for Moscato d’Asti

Over the weekend, I took my two daughters Lila Jane and Georgia — ages 5 and 7 —and my wife Tracie to eat at one of our favorite Tex Mex restaurants in Houston where we live.
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