Category Archives: Wine and Spirits

Dinner Gang 17: Big and Bold

The last three times we’ve done Dinner Gang, we happened to have reasonably light wines.  Our last hosting experience was with white wines, Neal and Jim did Rosé, and then Kathryn and David did Germany.  I thought it was time … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 15: Rosé

Summer comes early to Florida, so we think about having refreshing drinks in the evening a month or two before everyone else does.  When it comes to refreshing wine, rosé does nice work.  In this instantiation of Dinner Gang, Jim … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 14: Going Down Under

The theme for Dinner Gang 14, which we hosted, was Australian Wines.  We wanted a challenging theme with accessible wines.  We were not disappointed. Our path to what we made (as hosts, we’re responsible for the main course and dessert) … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 13

New World Food, Old World Wine It was Kathryn and David’s turn to host this installment of Dinner Gang, and they came up with what I think has been the most clever theme to date:  New World food paired with … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 11

Around the World with Sauvignon Blanc aka “Beurre in the Brrrrrrrrrr” One of the reasons we live in Florida is so we can eat outside in the winter.  Unfortunately, the arctic vortex affected even us, and as temperatures plunged to … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 9

I’m obviously behind the curve.  I’m sitting here writing up the details of Dinner Gang 9 with our dish for Dinner Gang 10 on the stove.  I guess we’ll get to that later. Preparations for this episode began a few … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 8

Dinner Gang time rolled back around and it was our time to host.  We’ve decided that for our turns, we’re most likely going to focus on particular styles of wine, whether it’s a varietal or region, in order to lay … Continue reading

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