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“All the Lobsters We Know Crave Chardonnay” By Monty & Sara Preiser of “The Preiser Key,” Co-Founders of “The American Fine Wine Competition,” and Co-Owners of Shadowbox Cellars in Napa, CA, Guest Contributors

  Pictured: Shadowbox Cellars 2013 Forty Sixth Leaf Chardonnay   IT’S TIME FOR WINE AND OTHER THINGS by Monty and Sara Preiser July 13, 2020 “All the Lobsters We Know Crave Chardonnay” Everybody seeks out something they love to help … Continue reading

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Fred Bollaci’s Top Dining in Napa Valley, CA! (Restaurants Listed Alphabetically A-L)

Fred Bollaci’s Top Dining Picks for Napa Valley (A-L)! French Onion Soup and a glass of Cabernet at Bistro Jeanty in Yountville.   Acacia House at Las Alcobas 1915 Main St. St. Helena, CA 707.963.7000 Delight your senses with a … Continue reading

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The Golden Palate: Bistro Jeanty’s “Coq au Vin” (Chicken with Wine), Yountville, CA (Napa Valley)

INGREDIENTS 2 large yellow onions, peeled and diced€“ 3 shallots, peeled and diced 8 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 3 sprigs parsley — 2 bay leaves — 5 branches thyme€“ 1 1/2 bottles good quality Merlot or Red Zinfandel … Continue reading

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The Golden Palate: Bistro Jeanty’s Famous Cream of Tomato Soup with Puff Pastry, Yountville (Napa Valley), California!

Recipe and photo courtesy of Bistro Jeanty Cream of Tomato Soup in Puff Pastry Serves 6 1/2 cup butter unsalted 1/2 lb. yellow onions sliced 6 ea. garlic cloves 1 ea. bay leaf 1 tsp. dry thyme leaves 1/2 tbl. black peppercorns … Continue reading

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Venu Magazine Debuts Wine Column by Monty & Sara Preiser, Co-Founders of the American Fine Wine Competition, Featuring Del Dotto Vineyards in Napa Valley!

  The spring 2017 edition of Venu Magazine features the debut of a fine wine column by Monty & Sara Preiser, co-founders of the American Fine Wine Competition (along with Shari Gherman). The AFWC is celebrating its 10th year as … Continue reading

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