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Fourth of July Surf 'n' Turf with Red and White American Wines beef chardonnay food & wine grill recipes holiday lobster montana rae pinot noir recipe red wine summer season white wine Jun 30, 2022

The 4th of July is my absolute favorite summer celebration! Since it's often a gathering with more going on than just food and wine, I like to craft a spread that's easily shared while everyone enjoys the pool, yard games, or a fireworks display. It's not the time for a formal...

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French Dip Sliders + Australian Bubbly Pairing australian wine beef food & wine how to montana rae recipe sparkling wine summer season Jun 24, 2022

Perfectly cooked, tender roast beef. Not too soft, not too hard toasted French bread. Ooey-gooey melted Swiss cheese with caramelized onions, a kick of heat from horseradish, and the game-changing, ritualistic dunk into homemade au jus. If you love a French Dip as much as I do then you know these...

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5 Amazing White Wines Under $20 to Pair with Ceviche food & wine how to montana rae organic recipe seafood sustainable white wine Jun 14, 2022

Summer is almost here and the warm weather calls for time spent on the patio. Today, I’m sharing five amazing white wines under $20 a bottle to pair with homemade ceviche. The recipe is super easy to put together, plus it's healthy. The wines are all made using organic or sustainable...

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TaCones Made with Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef Tenderloin: Kick-Off to Red Rocks Concert Season! beef food & wine mexican mezcal mixology montana rae recipe May 03, 2022

Spring is in the air and Red Rocks concert season is upon us! This amazing natural amphitheater is only about 20 minutes away from my house in Denver and it’s one of the best places to enjoy live music and take in the natural beauty of Colorado.

My friends and I love making a Red Rocks...

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Whole Branzino with Herbs and Veggies + Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc fish food & wine montana rae new zealand recipe seafood spring season sustainable white wine Apr 10, 2022

Preparing an entire fish can be a little intimidating but in the case of Branzino, the prep is super easy and the results are dramatic and delicious. I love a one-pan recipe like this! The fresh, colorful veggies enhance the mild flavor of the fish beautifully. Pairing it with a crisp, refreshing...

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World of Bubbles: Discover Sparkling Wine cava champagne food & wine gifts glassware how to montana rae podcast prosecco sparkling wine winemaking Mar 15, 2022

The best parties start with bubbles, right?! We're going deeper than ever into the study and exploration of specific categories of wine. What better place to start than with the wonderful World of Bubbles?! We kick things off with this week's episode of The Wine Ship Podcast where I cover grape...

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Whole Lemon Chicken with Herbs and New Zealand Pinot Noir chicken food & wine montana rae new zealand pinot noir recipe red wine wine club exclusive Mar 11, 2022

Here’s a dinner solution that will have you looking like a trained chef without spending all day in the kitchen. I promise you’ll agree it’s worth the effort when you experience the crispy skin, juicy flesh, melt in your mouth potatoes, and buttery lemon with fresh rosemary...

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Albariño Grape Sensory Immersion albariño food & wine grapes montana rae podcast recipe spanish wine white wine Feb 15, 2022

Join me as we immerse ourselves in the flavors, aromas, sounds, and experience of northwestern Spain. We’ve launched The Wine Ship’s first Grape Crash Course on the podcast today with a feature on one of my favorite white wine grape varieties: Albariño.

While...

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Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef Bottom Round Roast with Green Peppercorn Red Wine Sauce & Hedges Family Estate DLD Les Gosses Vineyard Cuvée Marcel Syrah beef food & wine holiday montana rae recipe red wine syrah washington Dec 19, 2021

Christmas week is finally here! With so much going on, you may find yourself in search of a dinner solution that’s easy, festive, delicious, and won’t break the bank. Today, I bring you a modern spin on a timeless beef roast paired with a New World Syrah from Washington State that...

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Pan-Seared Aspen Ridge® Natural Angus NY Strip Steak with Pom Balsamic Sauce & Chateau Buena Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon beef cabernet sauvignon california food & wine holiday montana rae napa recipe red wine Dec 12, 2021

Food and wine pairing can be daunting, especially when it comes to the holiday season. If you’re looking to impress your guests, a few key principles can make menu planning a breeze. First, get serious about your ingredients. This applies to both the wine selections and groceries. The more...

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