Nando’s Peri-Peri & Reisling

Nando’s Peri-Peri & Reisling

Was reading about New York’s “Wine Region of the Year” designation from Wine Enthusiast and thought I should try a bottle. Grabbed this Wagner Vineyards’ 2012 […]

Lamb burger & Go Big Red Blend

Lamb burger & Go Big Red Blend

For a blog called burger & wines, it sure took me a while to drink some wine with a burger, huh? Well, I was craving […]

An Inauguration & Modern House Wines

An Inauguration & Modern House Wines

We popped open this bottle of Go Big by Modern House Wines before heading to the inaugural ball for the new D.C. mayor, Muriel Bowser. […]

Cookies & Pinot Noir

Cookies & Pinot Noir

I asked for cookies, he bought back half of 7-Eleven’s cookie aisle. That’s what friends are for. This 2013 Green Fin Pinot Noir is just […]

Lamb Chopper cheese & Sauvignon Blanc

Lamb Chopper cheese & Sauvignon Blanc

Late lunch + much-needed writing time = cheese and wine for dinner. This Cypress Grove Lamb Chopper (sheep’s milk) cheese is GREAT with this 2013 […]

BonChon & Petite Sirah

BonChon & Petite Sirah

JQ strikes again. Bon Chon chicken wings and fried rice with Foppiano Vineyards ’ 2011 Petite Sirah.

Drunken Noodles & Cocobon

Drunken Noodles & Cocobon

Sunday dinner. Drunken noodles from T.H.A.I in Shirlington with Cocobon, my fave. Oh, and JQ’s Hulk-ish wine glasses. Delicious. A sweet white is usually the […]

iStara P’tit Basque cheese & Cabernet Sauvignon

iStara P’tit Basque cheese & Cabernet Sauvignon

Am I the only one who occasionally has wine and cheese for dinner? Rock View Reserve 2012 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with iStara P’tit Basque, […]

Junk Food & Wine

Junk Food & Wine

In maintaining it’s spot as one of my favorite Virginia wineries, Paradise Springs offered a Junk Food & Wine pairing. Just in time for the […]