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1WineDude TV Episode 25: Warm Beans & Rioja (or “What Not To Pair On Bachelor Night”) | 1 Wine Dude

1WineDude TV Episode 25: Warm Beans & Rioja (or “What Not To Pair On Bachelor Night”)

Vinted on January 6, 2011 binned in 1WineDude TV, wine review
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In this episode of 1WineDude TV, I am flying solo while the family is in FL and so have to fend for myself for dinner.  When my friends’ excellent book What To Drink With What You Eat fails to find me an appropriate match for my Trader Joe’s Lentil Soup with Ancient Grains, I grab two bottles of Montecillo Rioja and see how they match up with the thick, viscous soup.

Turns out the answer to the question of how well they match is “not so great” (the wines themselves turn out to be pretty decent, though), so I promise future wine & food pairing vids will feature the excellent cooking of my wife, and hopefully as a result more inspired pairings.  To make up for it, I conclude the video with a sexy photo of my wife.  Which she may or may not think is touching and funny.  We’ll see…

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