Dinner WITH MOM! – Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Chianti with Pesto Pasta, Sautéed Squash, and Olive Crackers

This week, my sweet mother and I enjoyed a meal together. (EXTRA CREDIT?) I was in Tulsa for an interview at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (EEEK) so I figured we would make a nice meal together. We haven’t had a meal together since we were in Europe at the beginning of August! […]

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Cheese Pairing – Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot with Brie, Goat Cheese, and Gouda

I peaked during this cheese tasting. WOW I see what pairing the right cheese with the right wines can do! The last cheese tasting I did was tasty, but this was luxurious. I did some research online for some suggested wine-cheese pairings and 3 friends and I went all out. The online article I found […]

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Tasting – Mark West Pinot Noir

Mark West – Pinot Noir – Oakville, California – 2016 – $12.99 This was the #1 recommended Pinot Noir from TWO different employees at Corkscrew Wine & Spirits in Norman, so of course I had to buy it. And for only $12.99, I couldn’t beat it. The same manager that always helps me was there […]

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Tasting – McManis Zinfandel

McManis Family Vineyards – Zinfandel – Lodi, California – 2015 – $11.99 I bought this bottle of wine from the same dinky (sketchy is a better word for it) liquor store in Denver, Colorado. This bottle has been through a lot and made the long trip back to Norman, where it has sat on my […]

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