Dried figs add an unusual nuance to tapenade
Friday, August 28, 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020
The island's volcanic soils are responsible for lavish complexity
Pisciotto's up-market boutique hotel is out of a Hollywood movie-set
Fave: Their Cerasuolo (a blend of Nero d'Avola and Frappato) is Bond-worthy.
The Princes of Butera estate will host Wine-Knows for a private lunch
Fave: Their Syrah is a prince!
Wine-Knows will enjoy a private dinner at the estate of the fleeing queen
Fave: Mille e Una Notte, which translates to a million and one nights. I'll bet a million to one that you'll love it.
Arianna Occhipenti is one of the island's foremost super-stars
Fave: Frappato, a light-in-tannin summer red, is a heavy hitter for complexity.
Passopisciaro pulled out the red carpet for Wine-Knows' last tasting
Fave: Contrada Sciaranova is a seductive red with a long finish.
Planeta is one of the most respected wine families in Italy
Fave: Etna Bianco, a white from grapes grown on the volcano Mt Etna, just might cause the earth to move.
Fave: Etna Bianco Alta Mora, a white grown on the slopes of Mt Etna---it will knock your socks off.
Friday, August 14, 2020
Buon appetito !
Friday, August 7, 2020
- 1/3 cup thinly sliced ginger (more for decoration)
- 3 stalks of crushed lemongrass---white part only (use tops for decoration)
- 1 cup of good quality vodka
- 5 cups of ripe, seeded watermelon
- 1 cup of Aperol
- 1/2 bottle of sparkling Rosé