Year of the Tiger
Yesterday, we celebrated Tet, the Luna New Year, which fell on Valentine’s Day this year! Our house was filled of red roses and red gladiolus flowers. For Valentine’s gifts, besides the red roses, I also received a bottle of French champagne and a bottle of Italian Prosecco, along with a new treadmill machine, was it […]
This weekend weather could not have been more perfect for pruning our grapevines. Over the years, it has become an event we both dread in some ways and look forward to in others. It is a bit of an endurance test like running a marathon. You start out pruning one vine correctly then multiplying that […]
Here’s to a Healthy New Year!
People often ask us how we stay fit and not become alcoholic, considering the fact that we are afterall wine drinkers who also love food and love to pair our wines with food. On the one hand, we are thankful for having good metabolism and a certain amount of will power that helps keep us […]
Mahogany Mountain wine-food pairing event
Our Winemaker’s Dinner at Barona Steakhouse was a huge success. It was sold-out! We had almost double the number of guests than originally planned for the private dining room. The gourmet dinner that Chef Duncan prepared to pair with our wines was excellent. Our wines received rave reviews from the dinner guests. The food was […]
Winemaker’s Dinner featuring Mahogany Mountain wines!
The winemaker’s dinner that we are planning is coming along nicely. The chef finalized his wine-food pairing selections. The menu reads like a culinary dream! The chef is going to make a dessert using our Port wine. I know I will be in heaven when I taste the dessert knowing that our Port wine is […]
Field Trip to Sonoma
In early November, we went to Napa and Northern Sonoma to visit vineyards, buy winemaking supplies/equipment and do wine tasting. We met some winemakers and tasted limited-production wines, new releases and wines that were only available to wine-club members. The wineries that we visited paired their featured wine with just the right food in their […]