A Guide to Pairing: Tempranillo

Today marks International Tempranillo Day.  So let’s talk food pairings! First off, a bit about Tempranillo: Tempranillo is a VERY old grape, dating back to the Phoenicians over 3,000 years ago Tempranillo in its name (from temprano, meaning early) indicates it’s an early ripening red grape Tempranillo is…

A Guide to Pairing: Merlot

Today marks International Merlot Day, so what better way to celebrate than talking about Merlot pairings! A bit about Merlot: Merlot, like Cabernet Sauvignon, is a child of Cabernet Franc, a fact that was only recently revealed through DNA testing Merlot has a silky skin for such a…