This delicious shrimps dish is an excellent example of matching shrimps and pumpkin. It is not unusual, you have probably already seen and maybe even tasted. Well, we did it ourselves and it's a great idea for an elegant fish dinner. Especially if you have the right wine to pair.
This week our recipe crosses borders. We move to Poland, to learn the recipe proposed by chef Tomek Korniluk at the "Zurawina Restaurant" in Warsaw.
Among the Wine Club’s new entries is a company from the Piedmont, Pelassa. They make quality wines of great elegance that respect the land.
Ferrari, is the name of one of the most noble wine estates in Trentino, among the most renowned and popular makers of "metodo classico" sparkling wine on the international scene.
Lovely sensations at an honest price: Librandi’s Cirò.
This wine is very communicative and has sparked the curiosity of all those who have drunk it. Many have asked themselves how this wine could still be this good after ten years.
Albana di Romagna’s first claim to fame came about in the year 453 CE. Legend has it that a noble woman, Galla Placidia, sang its praises after having drunk a glass of it. Her exclamation - “You should not drink this wine in such a humble container.
These days, tocai cannot be called such because of a legal battle Italy lost to Hungary, who claims the rights to the origins of the name. The problem is, Italian tocai has no relationship whatsoever with the tokaji Aszú.
Prosecco is available all over the world now, but it is also a wine of great contrasts. It has a very long history and even the Romans seemed to have enjoyed, calling it pucino.
All too often the mention of Lambrusco brings to mind a sparkly wine of little import. But there’s something wrong with that, it’s not right, especially for this wine and the great history it has behind it.
Cirò is a name we don’t usually associate with wine. But it is not just a town in Calabria, it is also a wine denomination. Legends tell us about how the Greeks used the grapes of the vineyards in the Cirò district to make an exquisite wine that was even drunk during the era’s Olympic games.
This characteristic wine from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean began attracting the interest of winemakers in the mid-1800s. Cultivated all over California, it was hugely popular until the early 1900s, when the abundance of wine made with it undermined its quality.
Kerner is a white wine which, up until recently, could really only be found on the tables of connoisseurs. Now, however, it is starting to attract the attention of the public at large, people who, once they have tried it, fall in love with it.
Maybe it’s a sense of nostalgia for that which is such an important part of our history, but Tuscan Chianti remains one of the most popular wines in the centre-north of Italy and abroad. The Chianti does not, however, just mean a wine.