Rendez-vous winery

Rendez-vous Grenache Rose Paired with Salmon with Curried Fennel-Wine Sauce.

If you caught my recent post on pairing foods with rose wine, you’ll know that I consider roses to be one of the most food friendly, albeit one of the most overlooked, wines to match with food. I’d even go so far as to put them right up there with Riesling and bubblies, as far as their all-round pairing ability! I’ve said it countless times before, but I still feel the need to reiterate, that…

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Rosemary and Clementine Roast Chicken Paired with Rendez-vous Chardonnay, Clarksburg, California.

I would like to point-out that this recipe made my house smell AMAZING! Of course, that wasn’t the best thing about the meal, but it’s always a pleasant byproduct! I have to admit that I’m usually pretty lazy when it comes to roasting a whole chicken, and I’m sure I’m not the only one (I’m talking about you)! The chickens that enter my house, 99% of the time, are entering already roasted i.e. I buy…

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Rendez-vous Chenin Blanc, Clarksburg, California.

Grapes 100% Chenin Blanc   Facts Chenin Blanc! Not exactly the first grape that springs to mind when you think of California! Some people may even say that, as a winemaker, you would have to be CRAZY to bother with a grape which has a relatively low level of consumer recognition. This, when you could much more easily make/market Cab or Chard etc. This leads nicely to my next point… The founder of the Rendez-vous…

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