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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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Lamb Casablanca

Lamb Casablanca

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 1,2-1,7kg leg of lamb or lamb shoulder 3 onions 4 cloves of garlic 6tbsp olive oil 800-900g canned tomatoes 1tbsp cumin 1 cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 3 clove 1 jalapeno pepper/bird´s eye chill flakes 3 carrots 600-700g canned chickpeas 5 dates without pit 1tsp sugar 1tsp Ras el-Hanout Preparation 1. Sauté the chopped […]

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Saltimbocca

Saltimbocca

| May 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 400g veal/chicken escalopes 6 sage leaves 6 slices parma/serrano ham good dash of Marsala/white wine toothpicks optional: dash of lemon Preparation 1. Put the ham to the veal/chicken escalopes, add sage leaves and fix it with a toothpick 2. Sauté the escalopes in oil/butter 3. Remove the meat from the pan when it´s ready. […]

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Sauté Asparagus

Sauté Asparagus

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 600-700g white asparagus 250g yoghurt 1/2 bunch of flat parsley 1/2 bunch of chive 1/2 lemon 30g butter 1tsp sugar Preparation 1. Peel and chopp the asparagus and roast it on low heat for around 15min in butter. After 5min. add sugar. 2. Put yoghurt with the herbs and lemon juice in a blender […]

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