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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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Mixology: Mint Julep for Derby Day featuring Bulleit Bourbon how to mixology montana rae recipe whiskey May 04, 2022

The Kentucky Derby horse race is this Saturday and I'm putting together the classic cocktail for the occasion: The Mint Julep. The drink begins with a base of fresh mint leaves which are gently muddled with granulated sugar. Next, a sturdy pour of one of my favorite spirits, Bulleit Bourbon. The...

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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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Grazing-Based Viticulture at Antiquum Farm montana rae oregon pinot gris pinot noir podcast sustainable winemaking Apr 26, 2022

Sustainability in wine isn't something that fits neatly into a box. It depends on the specific site a producer selects for their vineyard and winery and a massive range of circumstances, some of which a person can control and many that can't even be explained. When humans connect deeply with the...

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Discovering Colorado Wine with Carboy Winery colorado industry montana rae podcast sustainable winemaking Apr 19, 2022

We spend a lot of time tasting and talking about wines from all over the world. This week, we're bringing it closer to home with a look at the viticulture and winemaking right here in Colorado. Until about a year ago, I hadn't tasted many wines from my home state. By...

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A New Zealand Legacy: Spy Valley with Amanda Johnson montana rae new zealand podcast sauvignon blanc sustainable white wine winemaking Apr 12, 2022

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t want to visit New Zealand?! As our celebration of Sustainability in Wine continues, I invite you to join me for a virtual visit to the stunning land of Kiwis, a place synonymous with Sauvignon Blanc and beautiful scenery. New Zealand leads the wine...

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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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April is Earth Month! Celebrate with Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic Wines biodynamic montana rae organic podcast sustainable winemaking Apr 01, 2022

We're celebrating Mother Earth all month long! Throughout April, we'll be sharing earth-friendly wines, education, and tasting opportunities across our platforms. This month's episodes of The Wine Ship Podcast are all dedicated to sustainability in wine! We're be kicking it off with today's...

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"Magic in A Glass": Mixology Mastery with Barprints mixology montana rae podcast Mar 29, 2022

Like cooking, mixology is more than just following a recipe. It’s about having the right tools and techniques. It’s about understanding the flavors and intensity of the ingredients being used and how each interacts with the others. It’s about glassware and ice – shape and...

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