Classic Pairings – Chardonnay

Classic Pairings – Chardonnay

Whether we’re shucking Humboldt oysters in January or grilling local rock cod in August, pairing the ocean’s bounty with our mineral-driven Chardonnay is always satisfying on a deep level. Two of the best values in our stable of Chardonnays are district...
Pinot Noir for All

Pinot Noir for All

There is no season for Pinot Noir. Because it marries well with the bounty of every season, you will find it on the dining tables of those-in-the-know throughout the year. In the coldest months we open bottles with duck confit, pork shoulder, and pretty much anything...
Sardo Fried Rice

Sardo Fried Rice

The Rice: 1 Cup White Basmati Rice, preferably from India (Lotus Foods or Daawat are both good brands). Follow cooking instructions on package. I usually use a little less water than called for so that the rice is slightly al dente. If you have the insight and the...
Merging

Merging

Some of the world’s greatest wines are blends. If nothing else, some of the greatest wine values are. Kevin and I have always sought the mid-range village wines from Burgundy, Piedmont, and the Mosel—he as a sommelier and I as a wine drinker. These ‘working man’...
SKL’s Best Ever BBQ Ribs

SKL’s Best Ever BBQ Ribs

SEASON, BAKE, AND GRILL!! Serves 6. GET THIS STUFF 2 ½ T kosher salt 1 T dry mustard 1 T paprika ½ t cayenne pepper ½ t freshly ground black pepper 8 lbs baby back pork ribs OR 4 lbs of spareribs 1 ½ cups of your favorite BBQ sauce 1 cup Low sodium chicken broth GET...