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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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Tirami su

Tirami su

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 200g ladyfingers 500g mascarpone cheese 120ml espresso 3 tbsp Amaretto 3 eggs 100g sugar vanilla 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder Preparation 1. Seperate egg-yolks and beat egg-white stiff with 50g sugar. Set aside the stiff egg-white. 2. Combine egg-yolks and 50g sugar 3. Add mascarpone cheese and combine 4. Add a little bit vanilla […]

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Rabbit with prune

Rabbit with prune

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 4 rabbit haunch´s 120g dry prune 600g carrots and optional 1 stick celery 4-5 shallots 1 stick rosemary+thyme and optional 2 leaves bay 500ml veal/chicken stock 500ml red wine Preparation 1. Here are the ingredients 2. Sauté the rabbit a few minutes on both sides. Then set aside. 3. Sauté one chopped shallot and […]

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Roulade

Roulade

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 3 thinly sliced beef (each 200g) 6 slices bacon 6 gherkins/cornichons bunch spring onions or 1-2 onions sliced 3 tsp mustard 4-6 carrots roast vegetables “mirepoix” (leek, carrot, celery, parsley root, flat parsley) 1/2 bottle red wine 300-400ml beef broth or water Preparation 1. Roll out one slice of beef and add salt&pepper 2. […]

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