To A Golden New Year
We’re getting in the golden mood for New Year’s. Whether you’re hosting a party or going out, here’s some cute picks (gold of course) we’ve found from Grey Likes Weddings: 01 DwellStudio gold ribbons and gold triangles drinking glasses | 02 Design Within Reach satellite chandelier | 03 Essie golden nuggets nail polish | 04 The Future Perfect...
Merry Christmas from Sweet Bordeaux!
Merry Christmas from our family to yours! We’re enjoying the holiday lights over at Chateau Coutet! Cheers! [Photo from Chateau Coutet in Barsac]
Sweet Recipe: Express Foie Gras Terrine
An absolutely divine meal…try out our Express Foie gras terrine recipe! Melt in the mouth, the textures and tastes of this meal is like a mini eruption of pleasure on the palate! Ingredients (4 servings): 2 tablespoonful preserve onions 8 duck ( or goose ) foie gras escalopes Jam or marmalade (to your choice: mango, tangerine, orange etc…) 50 gr butter 1 tablespoonful balsamic...
Enjoy this entertaining video from the people at Obiwine, where they explain the process of making sweet wines over at the Chateau Guiraud estate. The above video covers the topics regarding: The mastery of Botrytis fungus, or Noble Rot Difference between Ice Wine and Sauternes Food pairings for Sauternes wine Warning: The video is all in French, with subtitles Check out more videos...
Last Tasting Flight
Nice shot of James Molesworth’s last tasting flight during a recent trip to Bordeaux. Could you imagine tasting all these sweets?! Photo courtesy @jmolesworth1
Sweet Recipe: Spiced Mangoes
Spice it up this winter with our easy recipe for Spiced mangoes! Ingredients (4 servings): 6 mangoes (NOT too ripe), peeled and chopped into cubes 1½ cups of sugar 1½ cups of corn or coconut syrup 1 cup of water 1 cup of white vinegar 1 tablespoonful of cinnamon 1 tablespoonful of cloves 1 tablespoonful of chopped fresh ginger Instructions: 1. Mix all the ingredients (EXCEPT the...
Sweet Wine Gift Set: Limited Edition Box Set
Are you looking for a unique gift for the wine expert on your gift list? Or maybe the newbie wino? Or maybe for you?! We came across this sweet deal over at Wally’s Wine and Spirits, a limited-edition box set from the esteemed Sauternes house of Chateau Guiraud. The gift includes three 100ml vials from vintages 2002, 1998, and 1996 along with tasting notes. This...
Wine Review: 2007 Castelnau de Suduiraut - Honey...
Here’s a recent wine review of Castelnau de Suduiraut 2007 Orange marmalade, honey, quince on the nose. On the palate, it’s sweet. Can be enjoyed before dinner as an aperitif. Would pair well with creme brule, pineapple upside down cakes, or blue cheeses. $15 - $28 for a half bottle. Check out the review on Vimeo along with other Bordeaux wine reviews. Have you tried this...