Ybarra Olives, 2017 Rose & More

Wahoo, 69 degrees today!   Embrace the sunny weather by cooking outdoors.  For the barbeque, we have many fantastic types of meat that can be thrown on the grill, and pick up a package of de la Estancia Organic Polenta while you’re here and serve it with the...

Citrus Season, Winter Wines

Winter is high season for two of my favorite foods: Dungeness Crab and citrus. Serve them together, in a salad tossed with friseé.  Or, serve them separately. An incredibly simple preparation is cracked Dungeness crab accompanied by a mayonnaise-lemon-smoked paprika...

Wines of The Dordogne Region

One of the most beautiful regions in the south of France, the Dordogne, is known for its fine food, particularly foie gras, walnuts and truffles, and a bucolic landscape dotted with more than one thousand castles. Located in the area known as the Perigord, the...