Sausage Party: The Meat Hook and Malbec

Grilling Fire

The relationship between a deep red wine and barbecue cannot be undersold. While red wines can certainly speak of refinement and sophistication, there are also many with a smokiness or gaminess that conjure primal open fire cooking (though if you really want to be primal you’ll probably reach for a Coors, not a malbec). A decent malbec [...]

Cline Cellars’ Burnt-Honey Ricotta Gnocchi

BurntHoneyRicottaGnocchi

Cline Cellars, a Sonoma producer most known for its zinfandel and its Rhone blends has quietly produced small quantities of a very food-friendly Sonoma Coast pinot noir since 2007, though up until very recently in amounts so small that they didn’t make it far from the tasting room. To celebrate the release of its Cool [...]