Ah, ’tis the season for dysfunction! And what better way to take those neuroses and push them all the way down than with our favorite wine and comfort foods? Carrie Flaspohler, known throughout wine circles as @DrinkWithCarrie, joins me from Atlanta to share her favorite junk food, the wine that pairs with it, and the specific feelings of inadequacy we try to medicate with our food & alcohol choices. Join us on the Free Therapy Couch – there’s room for everyone!
Pairs With Wine, Comfort Food and Neuroses (With Guest Co-Host Carrie Flaspohler)
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.