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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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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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Gazpacho

Gazpacho

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 1,2kg tomatoes 1 cucumber 2-3 cloves garlic 1 red or green pepper 1 onion 400-500ml cold water 100-200ml olive oil 3-5tbsp sherry vinegar or tomato vinegar 1tsp sugar 1-2tbsp Maldon salt Preparation 1. Chopp the vegetables 2. Wash the tomatoes 3. Put part of the vegetables, part of oil&vinegar and part of the water […]

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Pasta Salsiccia

Pasta Salsiccia

| June 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 300g-400g Pasta (Penne, Tagliatelle, Strozzapreti etc.) 500g salsiccia picante (italian pork sausage with fennel seeds) 800g canned tomatoes 2-3tsp fennel seeds 1 onion 1-2 clove garlic dash red or white wine thyme parmesan Preparation 1. Pull out the sausage meat from the sausage casing 2. Make little balls with the sausage meat 3. Sauté […]

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Avissinia

Avissinia

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 400g Feta cheese 200g Greek yoghurt (10%) 3-4 tbsp olive oil 2tsp Pul Biber or Pimenton de la Vera/paprika 1 Pide bread Preparation 1. Preheat the oven with 200C/400F. Mince the feta cheese with a fork 2. Add the yoghurt and 2tbsp olive oil and combine 3. Put it into a flat form. 4. […]

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