Bordeaux Wines’ Super Bowl Recipes: Sweet Italian Sausage Meatballs

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Michael Toscano Sausage Meatballs

While wings are ubiquitous with Super Bowl Sunday, we dare say that meatballs are a more satisfying (and cleaner) alternative to Buffalo wings. Whether you’re hosting a viewing party this weekend or simply have a hankering for some hearty comfort food, Chef Michael Toscano’s recipe for Sweet Italian Sausage meatballs are sure to satisfy. 

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Bordeaux Wines’ Super Bowl Recipes: Tarte Flambeé

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Bordeaux Wines Tarte Flambee

Last Thanksgiving, we asked Chef Michael Toscano, Executive Chef and Partner of NYC’s Perla and Jeffrey’s Grocery, and Bordeaux Wines’ Culinary Ambassador, for a seasonalrecipe to kick off the big day. He came back with this savory Tarte Flambée, sure to please any crowd. 

As we sifted through our recipe archives for Super Bowl worthy dishes, this easy to make flambeé sat at the top of the list. Pro-tip: Try substituting gluten free flour for a G-Free version of this savory flatbread. 

Refer to Patrick Cappiello‘s wine pairing suggestions to amp up your appetizer! 

May the best team win! 

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Bordeaux Wine School Is In Session

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Bordeaux WIne School


The Bordeaux Wine School is open for registration! 

Located in the heart of the city of Bordeaux, l’École du Vin de Bordeaux (Bordeaux Wine School), offers a range of courses from 2 hour workshops to intensive programs that offer immersive experiences such as visits to Bordeaux vineyards. 

The first English language courses launch in May 2015 including intensive programs from Technical, Practical and Grand Cru level of studies. This 7 day program includes 60 hours of training, visits to the vineyards and several lunches in some of Bordeaux’s most famous restaurants. Enroll today! Or, for more information on programs and pricing, download the wine school brochure here



5 Bordeaux Wines To Get You Through A Blizzard

FILED UNDER: Buying & Choosing Wine

Bordeaux Blizzard Wines

As the Northeast braces for what some meteorologists say could be the biggest snowstorm in history, lines at supermarkets are reportedly out the door as the weather weary stock up on the essentials. Once you’ve gotten your necessities sorted, there’s one other item we suggest you might want to keep on hand. Wine. To prepare for Storm Juno, or just another quiet night at home, here are five Bordeaux Wines you might consider cozying up to tonight. 

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