Ideas for a Tuscan Themed Party

a group of people toasting wine during a dinner party outdoors

Tuscany is an Italian region that feels plucked from a storybook. It feels like you’ve stepped into the pages of a story, with its ancient stone towns peppering the rolling green hilltops, kilometers of well-tamed vineyards, towering cypress trees surging up into the bright sky, and extensive fields of cheery, yellow sunflowers. … Read more

Foods to Include in a Tasting Party Menu

red and white wine and different kinds of cheeses on a cheeseboard on a rustic wooden table

Whether you enjoy gourmet olives, fine cheese, or Asian delicacies, chances are your friends will enjoy trying some of these foods. Host a tasting party so your friends can sample some of these delectable treats and broaden their palates to foods they’ve never eaten before. Tasting is not the same as eating. … Read more

How Many Courses are in a Full Course Meal?

woman holding a wine glass

Many societies enjoy multi-course feasts featuring a diverse range of foods and customs. Full course meals are an attractive touch to achieve fine dining, including activities such as a wine tasting party very far from an ordinary holiday BBQ. Full-course dinners have a long and varied history that stems from changing eating trends across the globe.  The … Read more

Italy’s White Gold Cheese

some buffalo mozzarella on a plate

There are many dishes and foods that are worth trying in Italy. One example is the Ina Garten Italian wedding soup. But aside from that, another delicious Italian food that you must taste is Italy’s white gold cheese. Meanwhile, for those who love playing on online casinos, make sure to read this … Read more

Decorating Your Home for A Food Tasting Party

A Food Tasting Party

Much like the food, home décor is of equal importance. If you are planning to have a food tasting party at home, chances are you are finding ways to make your home more appealing to match the wonderful taste of your food. If you got much time on your hands, you can … Read more

Sottocenere al Tartufo

Sottocenere al Tartufo

Truffles, truffles, truffles. How can we get enough of them? I’ve never reached satiation, because they’re an ultra expensive and a very rare delicacy. Rejoice! You can enjoy truffles in an affordable manner since flakes of this extraordinary fungus are imbedded in Sottocenere al Tartufo, a semi-soft cow’s milk cheese from Italy. … Read more

Wine Party Themes

Same Color, Different Varietals Select wines that are the same color but different varietals then compare and learn how different varietals can vary. Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc White: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Viognier Same Varietal Select wines of the same varietal and compare how different winemaking … Read more

Gruy?

A grilled cheese sandwich made with Gruy? and a layer of Luxardo cherry preserve will send you to the moon. Now take a sip of the Tenuta di Castiglioni blend and you will continually crave this combination of flavors. Lately I?e been serving mini grilled cheese sandwiches to my guests as an … Read more

Aroma Wheel

The Aroma Wheel is a common tool to assist in distinguishing and describing the various aromas and flavors of the wine. The Aroma Wheel was developed at the University of California, Davis in 1984 as a standard tool used to describe wine in uniform, non-judgmental terms. The inner-circular sections describe the broader … Read more