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2/14 Wine and Chocolate at Katherine Anne Confections

Valentine’s Wine and Chocolate Pairing Sunday, February 14 at 5:30pm, $65.00 Katherine Anne Confections 2745 W. Armitage Chocolate Truffle, Marshmallow and Caramels, paired with Candid Wines at Katherine Anne Confections Katherine and Damien will walk you through a decadent, eight course wine and chocolate pairing. Michelin-starred restaurant Table, Donkey, and Stick will be providing their exemplary […]

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The Hipping Vineyard looking down on the river Rhine.

Video: Riesling from the Red Slope: The Rheinhessen’s Roter Hang

In this video from Ask a Winemaker Fritz-Josef Schwibinger of Weingut Schwibinger in the town of Nierstein talks about the “Roter Hang” or “Red Slope” that dominates the northern end of the German wine region, the Rheinhessen. Situated on the banks of the Rhine River, the Red Slope is composed of an iron rich clay […]

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(Left) Iliana Regan; (bottom right) deer heart with olive oil powder, dill aïoli, pickled onions, celery ribbons, celery seed, and smoked salt

“She forages. She gardens. She cans. She hunts.”

There is a lot more to chew on in Chicago Magazine’s review of Elizabeth than the extract below, but I’ve posted my favorite part as it speaks to the talent, creativity, ingenuity and balance that seem such an integral part of the restaurant’s approach to food. “…no other restaurant in Chicago presents a more undistilled […]

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Chef Andy Motto cooking with Turner Pageot

Candid Wines Dinner at Quince

Candid Wines partnered with Quince and Vinic Wine Co. to host a dinner on Thursday, Nov. 5, highlighting the seasonal cuisine of Chef Andy Motto, and a handful of the sustainable wineries in the Candid portfolio. I think it was a clear reminder of the special connection between wine and food. Here’s a recap of […]

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Klaus Peter and Damien in the Hubacker Vineyard

After the Debacle Called Liebfraumilch –

Wine writer Eric Asimov has long been a fan of Klaus Peter Keller’s wines. There is a resurgence in the Rheinhessen that he captures nicely in this column in the New York Times. Asimov details the work Keller has done near the estate in Florsheim-Dalsheim as well as the revival of Nierstein as one of […]

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