Wine pairing with linguine with clams straight from mama in Florence, Italy

April 24, 2017

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What the RTI approach tells you for linguine and clams–if these wines aren’t available in your area.

April 22, 2017

When you taste–by themselves, without food–the wines that tasted great with the linguine and clams, there were muscadet sevre et maine sur lie wines that were x,y,z.  So, you could try doing to your wine store and asking for a muscadet that has these properties.  The muscadets that did not… Read more

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Most common technique vs. the R-T-I technique. What do you get with each. Part 2.

April 22, 2017

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The R-T-I approach: It’s expensive, it takes a lot of time. But it’s fun, fascinating, and gets you a great result.

April 22, 2017

…and it’s a really great way to broaden your horizons in terms of wines that you know and are familiar with and it is a really easy and fun way to learn and get really smart about wine. Read more

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People love their wine store and they are going to want to fight with me about this but…

April 22, 2017

I’ve found that people love their wine store–the wine store they go to to get wines for their dinner parties–and these people think the recommendations they get taste great with their food.  But I don’t think they are, and people are going to want to fight me about this,  … Read more

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As far as I know, all wine stores use the theoretical approach.

April 22, 2017

…sometimes the recommendations you get will be experience based but the recs will be constrained by other issues. Read more

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