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Hāngī in a Dutch Oven + Gimblett Gravels Malbec 2017 #WinePW #Sponsored

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Hāngī in a Dutch Oven + Gimblett Gravels Malbec 2017 #WinePW #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me in conjunction with the August #WinePW New Zealand event. A wine sample was provided for this post and this page may contain affiliate links. This month Lori of Dracaena Wines is hosting the Wine Pairing Weekend - #WinePW - bloggers as we explore the wines of New Zealand. You can read her invitation: here. And she also arranged for several of us to receive samples of New Zealand wines. Such a treat! It was especially nice to see that we received such a variety - everything from sparkling Sauvignon Blanc to Pinot Noir....

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Feeding the Boys: Spice-Rubbed Pork Chop + Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies #TailgateParty #Sponsored

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Feeding the Boys: Spice-Rubbed Pork Chop + Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies #TailgateParty #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me in conjunction with the #TailgateParty event. Product samples were provided for this post and this page may contain affiliate links. Today, Ashley of Cheese Curd in Paradise asked some blogging friends to join her in posting tailgate recipes. She wrote: "#TailgateParty Football season is here and so is the food! Get creative with game day recipes for a tailgate or a party at home! Delicious appetizers, main dishes, grilled offerings, and desserts! Bonus if it is portable for stadium feasting!" We have delicious recipes from across the country to make your next...

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Wild Game Sausages with Pasta + Donati’s 2015 The Immigrant #MerlotMe #Sponsored

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Wild Game Sausages with Pasta + Donati’s 2015 The Immigrant #MerlotMe #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf Donati Family Vineyard, one of the #MerlotMe event sponsors. Complimentary wine was provided for this post and this page may contain affiliate links. However, all opinions expressed here are my own. October is always a fun wine pairing month as I take part in the month-long #MerlotMe event. And, because, we get many wine samples to taste, I plan many, many dinners to try them all in the weeks leading up to October.  In My Glass Donati Family Vineyard* is completely new to me and I was eager to share these wines...

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Lubyee Bi Lahmi + 2015 Materra Right Bank #MerlotMe #Sponsored

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Lubyee Bi Lahmi + 2015 Materra Right Bank #MerlotMe #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Materra Wines, one of the #MerlotMe event sponsors. Complimentary wine was provided for this post and this page may contain affiliate links. However, all opinions expressed here are my own. Hello, October. Hello, #MerlotMe month. Yes, that's right: an entire month filled with Merlot-food pairings made all the more fun with the samples of Merlot from all around that keep appearing on my doorstep! Besides getting to play with food and wine, I love that every year I receive wines from winemakers that I have never tried before. This is the...

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