Wine & Food Blog

Saturday, August, 19, 2017

2016 Wine Sails in Portland, Maine

Join with us for our scenic sunset wine sails on board the immaculate 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail, Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront. Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, will guide you in a tasting and exploration of the wines of renown regions of the world as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic views of Maine lighthouses, islands, and waterways… all while indulging in a wine class.

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Roasted Garlic, Cheddar and Bacon Deviled Eggs

This Sunday we’re on the hook for bringing something delicious to Easter Sunday gathering. So we met up with Christopher Harris of Crooners & Cocktails in Portland, Maine who was gracious enough to share his recipe for the restaurant’s Roasted Garlic, Cheddar, and Bacon Deviled Eggs. These deviled eggs are so rich and full of flavor and will pair well with a wines on equally footing. Here’s the recipe along with three wine pairing suggestions that stand up to the rich bold flavors of these eggs.  (more…)

Thankful

It’s that time of year where the tradition has us gathering with loved ones and reflecting on what we are thankful for. We at Wine Wise find ourselves being abundantly thankful for all of you including our families, customers, and everyone we have had the pleasure to do business with or have interactions with because of the business we are in. (more…)

Wine Sails in Portland, Maine

Join us for our scenic wine sails on board the immaculate 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail sloop, Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront. Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, will guide you in a tasting and exploration of the wines of renown regions of the world as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic views of Maine lighthouses, islands, and waterways… all while indulging in a wine class.

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Head-on Shrimp + 2013 Veracruz Verdejo at Sur Lie

Just in case you’re hankering for something to sink your taste buds into this week in ‪‎Portland, Maine, here’s a great pairing you might want to check out at Sur Lie, located at 11 Free St, Portland, ME 04101. These perfectly cooked head-on Shrimp with yellow curry, cilantro, basil, with flatbread (placed on the bottom to soak-up the curry) pairs well with the 2013 Veracruz Verdejo from Rueda, Spain.  (more…)