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Casarecce Pasta with Braised Beef and Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore

CASARECCE PASTA WITH BRAISED BEEF AND SANTA CRISTINA CHIANTI SUPERIORE

Sponsored Post - Whether you already love Italian wine or are just getting your feet wet, Santa Cristina is a highly acclaimed winery...

Where Do Restaurant Insiders Turn for Inspiration? Italian Wines. Here's Why

WHERE DO RESTAURANT INSIDERS TURN FOR INSPIRATION? ITALIAN WINES. HERE'S WHY

Italy, the birthplace of pizza, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance, is exalted for its numerous cultural and historical achievements....

 
 
 
The Definitive Guide to Pairing Chianti Classico With Popular Mexican Food: INFOGRAPHIC

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PAIRING CHIANTI CLASSICO WITH POPULAR MEXICAN FOOD: INFOGRAPHIC

Italian wine with Mexican food? Si! With several cultural similarities and a common Latin origin to the languages, why not bring a...

The Differences Between Chianti, Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHIANTI, CHIANTI CLASSICO, CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA AND CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAN SELEZIONE

If you're like any other daydreamer, you've imagined yourself sitting among the rolling hills of Tuscany, in Italy, sipping a glass...

 
 
 
Wine Pairing: Chianti Superiore and Tuscan Stew

WINE PAIRING: CHIANTI SUPERIORE AND TUSCAN STEW

Sponsored Post - Whether you already love Italian wine or are just getting your feet wet, Santa Cristina is a highly acclaimed winery...

Everything You Never Knew About Chianti

EVERYTHING YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT CHIANTI

Say the words “red sauce,” and many of us immediately conjure the smell of hearty tomato “gravy” bubbling away on grandma's stove or...

 
 
 
Looking to Collect and Age Wine? Start With Italy

LOOKING TO COLLECT AND AGE WINE? START WITH ITALY

Collecting wine can involve complex bidding wars on rare entities with nebulous certificates of authenticity. Or it can be as simple...

The Definitive Guide to Pairing Italian Wine with Classic Italian Fare

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PAIRING ITALIAN WINE WITH CLASSIC ITALIAN FARE

Pairing food with wine can be daunting. On the one hand, there's science. Those who take that route will pore over acid matches and...

 
 
 
Sous Vide Ribeye with Fig Reduction

SOUS VIDE RIBEYE WITH FIG REDUCTION

The coupling of a perfectly cooked ribeye with the flavor of red wine makes for a perfect dinner. Using a sous vide to cook a ribeye...

Review: Tenuta di Arceno ‘Strada al Sasso' Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

REVIEW: TENUTA DI ARCENO ‘STRADA AL SASSO' CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA 2008

Everyone has that one bottle of wine that has been sitting in the back of the wine fridge for far longer than initially intended. It's...

 
 
 
The Definitive Guide to the Regions of Chianti

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE REGIONS OF CHIANTI

Chianti has been one of the most ubiquitous wines since even before Hannibal Lecter suggested it as a pairing with liver and fava beans....

Dads Eat Free at Ginger Monkey on Father's Day, Sunday June 18

DADS EAT FREE AT GINGER MONKEY ON FATHER'S DAY, SUNDAY JUNE 18

Chianti Braised Short Ribs Chandler, AZ Ginger Monkey , the new neighborhood tavern in Chandler, is treating Dads to a free entree...

 
 
 
Italia del Gusto Tasting: Sparkling Wines

ITALIA DEL GUSTO TASTING: SPARKLING WINES

Stop by our wine department on the second floor on Friday, February 17, from 6-9 p.m. for complimentary tastes of Zonin Prosecco and...

Finocchietto: Penne Pasta with Fennel, Sausage, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

FINOCCHIETTO: PENNE PASTA WITH FENNEL, SAUSAGE, AND SUN-DRIED TOMATOES

Fresh fennel and white wine brighten this simple pasta dish with hearty Italian sausage and robust sun-dried tomatoes. This dish is...

 
 
 
Must-Have Fall Color: Wine

MUST-HAVE FALL COLOR: WINE

Credit: Laura Doss Whether you call it Chianti, Bordeaux or burgundy, warm earthy-toned red is definitely the "it" color for fall,...