Entries by Barbara Barrielle

American Wagyu Beef Chili–a recipe for a Wine Country experience

The magic of Wagyu and Zinfandel I discovered the magic Wagyu makes when it’s the base for a decadent chili. This particular Wagyu beef chili was created by Chef Rick Warkel of Calistoga Kitchen for the Northern California (Sonoma County) Wine Road Food & Wine Affair. The event included wineries from the Alexander Valley and Russian […]

Gifts from the Wine Country, Many that Give Back

Wine Country Wild Fire Relief by Barbara Barrielle Supporting the regions in which they call home, these artisan, locally-sourced companies are pledging to do what it takes to help their beloved communities rebound from the recent wildfire devastation. From small batch grain-to-glass spirits to chocolate and olive oil to natural bath and beauty products to […]