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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ingredients 2 red peppers 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into small dice 4 cloves garlic, minced – 1 kept separate 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into small dice, plus juices 2 oxheart tomatoes, cut into small dice, plus juices 3 sprigs of thyme, plus 1tsp thyme leaves Pinch of saffron 1-2 tsp balsamic […]

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Nine Days in Heaven: Day Two: BIG Day of Tasting! Part 1

Nine Days in Heaven: Day Two: BIG Day of Tasting! Part 1

Day Two started hangover free. Which was surprising considering the night before, I capped Day One’s festivities with fellow Berserksers, Jim Salvito and Charlie Fu. Fun filled night of Burg and Pliny. Day Two was going to be my busiest day. We had a morning appointment with Drake Whitcraft, an afternoon appointment with Mark Horvath […]

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Piedmont Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

Piedmont Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 300g roasted piedmont hazelnuts 100g bitter or baking chocolate (unsweetened) 6 eggs 300g sugar 100g melted butter 1tbsp flour + 1tbsp flour for the form 7g backing powder icing sugar 30cm/11.81 inch Quiche form Preparation 1. try to find roasted hazelnuts from Piedmont. That´s really a big difference to the normal hazelnuts in the […]

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Pasta with Radicchio di Treviso Tardivo

Pasta with Radicchio di Treviso Tardivo

Ingredients Pasta 1 Radicchio Rosso di Treviso Tardivo 1 shallot 1 clove garlic 400g Mutti Polpa (chopped tomatoes) 1tbsp Aceto Balsamico Preparation 1. Chopp radicchio,shallot and garlic 2. Sauté softly the chopped shallot&garlic in olive oil 3. Add radicchio and cook it for 2-3min. 4. Then add tomato polpa and let it cook for 20m. […]

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Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

I’ve never taken a trip to Santa Barbara wine country for granted. I used to drive from San Diego for even one-day visits! Now that we’ve moved to the United Kingdom, our trips to my favorite place in the world are even more valuable. The trip previous to this one was really short. This last […]

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BerserkerDay VI is coming! More offers from wineries than EVER! (Jan 27, 2015)

BerserkerDay VI is coming up!! January 27, 2015, over 70 wineries and winemakers will be offering ridiculous deals on their wines and wine-related items. Last year, sales exceeded $300,000 FOR THE DAY, and this year promises to beat that number, handily! There is NO OTHER EVENT LIKE IT! The winery owners and winemakers make their […]

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Wine in a hot car – is it ruined?

Wine in a hot car – is it ruined?

A recent thread on the Wine Berserkers forum – http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=85187 – prompted me to write this post, which is likely experienced by many wine lovers around the world. Many of us have dropped into a store or restaurant with wine in our car, perhaps forgetting how hot it can become, in a very short time, during […]

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WineBerserkers announces the launch of BerserkerBuys

April 24, 2014   Wine Berserkers, the world’s largest and most active online wine community, proudly announces an innovative new feature of our forum community – BerserkerBuys. Playing off the tremendous success of the annual BerserkerDay, where wineries and retailers from around the world post offers available only during BerserkerDay, only on the forum, we’ve […]

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BerserkerDay V (Jan 27, 2014) – the biggest yet, with over $300,000 in wine sales

BerserkerDay V, the fifth iteration of the annual celebration of membership on Wine Berserkers, was held on January 27th, 2014.  Each year, on January 27th (the founding of the WineBerserkers community on its current domain), dozens of wineries and retailers participate in providing incredible offers to Wine Berserkers guests and members, often featuring veritcals, sample […]

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Ridge Lytton Springs – winery and tasting room

Ridge Lytton Springs – winery and tasting room

A highlight of our recent trip to Sonoma was a long-awaited visit to the Ridge Lytton Springs tasting room and winery.  This unique facility is primarily solar-powered, and built with hay-bale construction (rye hay, I’m told, which is the most critter-resistant).  One doorway has glass panels so you can actually see the hay-bale construction. The […]

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Dubai Eggplants

Dubai Eggplants

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 2 big eggplants (or 4 little) 2-3tbsp olive oil 2tsp grounded cumin ½-1tsp cayenne pepper 2tbsp honey 1-2tbsp sesame seeds 1 lemon mint 200g yoghurt salt Preparation 1. Cut the eggplants in halve and crisscross the pulp 2. Brush the halves with olive oil, add cumin, cayenne pepper and salt 3. Put them in […]

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 2 red peppers 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into small dice 4 cloves garlic, minced – 1 kept separate 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into small dice, plus juices 2 oxheart tomatoes, cut into small dice, plus juices 3 sprigs of thyme, plus 1tsp thyme leaves Pinch of saffron 1-2 tsp balsamic […]

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Caprese

Caprese

| July 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients Dattarini tomatoes mozzarella di buffalo basil olive oil aceto balsamico Preparation 1. Add halved tomatoes to a plate, add mozarella, basil and then olive oil&aceto balsamico. ENJOY 2. Here my favorite olive oil and aceto balsamico (4 years old)

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