Saturday, July 30, 2005

New Wine Cookbook Highlights Eastcoast Wineries

RECIPES FROM GOLD MEDAL WINERIES by Joe Borello, who is also the author of Ask the Wine Guy, is a wonderful new book on cooking with wine. Joe Borrello is the Executive Director of Tasters Guild International. He frequently travels the globe leading winery tours, conducting cooking seminars, and judging in international comeptitions.

Founded in 1987, Tasters Guild International is a food and wine appreciation society dedicated to the enjoyment and responsible use of wine. Each year, Tasters Guild conducts an international wine judging with entries from wineries around the globe.

Gold Medal-winning wineries have provided author Joe Borrello with some of their most delicious recipes. Using their award winning wines as an ingriedient, over 150 recipes from 60 wineries can be found in the book. Some are easy to prepare and some are more compicated. It includes apetizers, desserts, meat, fish and vegatable dishes. It's great for small elegant meals as well as a great source for dishes that will impress both family and friends. A great entertaining tool and a secret weapon for the holidays.

Eastcoast wineries featured include:

Alba Vineyards
Dr. Konstatin Frank Vinafera Wine Cellars
Gray Ghost Vineyards
Hosmer Winery
Lakewood Vineyards
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars
Palmer Vineyards
Sakonnet Vineyards
Sharpe Hill Vineyard
Tomasello Winery
Unionville Vineyards

Borello does an excellent job collecting a wide variety of recipes. Delectable dishes include Salmon with Prosecco-Caper Sauce, Pumpkin Risotto, Pork Filet Mignon with Port Wine Sauce,Plum and Pinot Gris Sorbet, Pear Infused Pear Cake, and many, many more fun recipes.

We love this book. Go and find it, and have a nice glass of wine with an excellent dish of food. Enjoy!