Archive for August, 2011
A Little Wine Trivia Fun. Wine Quiz #5

My latest installment of Craig’s Wine quizzes is a little lighter in nature. Since most are vacationing at this time of year, the last thing I want is to have anything remotely resembling work. It is more of a wine trivia game, than a quiz. Yes, I can be trivial at times, but hopefully fun as well. The goal here is to come away with what I more...

Gordo's BBQ Back Ribs-Another Summer Staple!

Here is a favourite BBQ recipe from my friend Gord. I’m by no means a great cook so I feel fortunate to have people around me that are happy to share their recipes. I know…  more BBQing, but t’is the season. Craig’s Wine Match: If you’re using a typical off-the-shelf spicy BBQ sauce, then my wine pairing preference would more...

Tip of the Month: To Chill or not to Chill? Suggested Wine Serving Temperatures

. . .That is the Question. With this wonderful summer weather we’ve had, I’ve been asked about wine serving temperature quite often by my readers. The quick and easy response is; “whatever temperature you like “. I don’t mean to be lazy (which is sometimes my nature), but keeping it simple (which is definitely my nature) more...