Food & Wine Archives - 2 Hollywood Winos

Day 1 WBC13: Rio Vista Wines Reception, Seaplane Ride & Dinner at Tsillan Cellars in Lake Chelan Wine Valley

Steve and I had a great time on the pre-excursion to Lake Chelan Wine Valley, organized by the 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference. We have LOTS of photos to share. After a hot coach ride (AC was broken – enough said) from Seattle we were happy to exit the bus and taste the wines offered at […]

Wine Tasting Tips

So we all enjoy a great bottle of wine, so why not invite a few friends over and sample some great vino together? When tasting wine there are a number of basics that you need to know to get you started in the right direction. It really doesn’t matter if you’re blind tasting or not, […]

Day Two in Santa Ynez California Wine Country

Jane and I decided to start off our second day in Santa Ynez wine country at our favorite spot in downtown Solvang – Wandering Dog Wine Bar. We are members of their wine club so we were happy to try a few new flights of wine and sample the charcuterie plate to start off our Sunday. […]

Seghesio – A Sonoma Winery & 2009 Chianti Station

Seghesio is a beautiful Sonoma winery with a rich history. They offer food and wine pairings so we decided to splurge and partake in a pairing with our close friends Brandon and Sarah Trenz. Here is the menu:   We loved all of the wines but we especially enjoyed the first one: 2009 Chianti Station, […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Chocolate Fondant Perfect with Wine!

I’m trying to stretch my cooking and baking skills by taking on more difficult recipes and Steve has happily been my test kitchen taster. So at our recent dinner party, I decided to make Gordon Ramsay’s Hot Chocolate Fondant aka Molten Lava Cake. I have had molten lava cakes in the past and dreamt of […]

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