Wine Review: 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Sudtirol, Lagrein

The Modern Somm’s Wine Review 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Heinrich Mayr, Sudtirol Lagrein Alto Adige, Italy Price: $31.99 Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars   A brief non-snobby history of Lagrein For those unfamiliar with “Lagrein”(pronounced “La-Grain”) as I’m sure the average wine drinker in North America may be, it’s a grape grown in one region: Trentino-Alto Adige, which is located

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Rules for Steak and Wine Pairing

Paring Wine and Steak can be a bit trickier than you might think. Most people will automatically grab the big Napa Cabernet with any Steak off the grill and that can be a big mistake. What factors affect your wine pairing? How do you select the best wine with steak? Preperation How you prepare your steak or meat can drastically

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Food and Wine Pairing Tips: Problem Pairings

There are certain foods that are difficult to pair with wine. Here’s a few quick pairing tips to guide you. For a full list of problem pairings, you can check out my page on pairings(link below). Keep in mind that these are simple, quick and easy wine pairing tips. There are other solutions and just because I don’t list certain

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