Articles Tagged: holiday wine

Kosher Wines for Passover

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Passover is almost upon us and unbeknownst to most, it’s a holiday where a significant amount of wine is supposed to be consumed.  Passover is a holiday celebrating the Jews exodus out of slavery in Egypt.   As part of the seder, four glasses of wine are consumed, and I would imagine that in some families, it’s much more.  The four glasses of wine symbolize a part of the ceremony: the Kiddush (sanctification of Passover), the … Read more

Seven Spectacular Italian White Wines For The Holidays

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Tonight marks the Feast of the Seven Fishes in some Italian families.  Others will choose to celebrate tomorrow.  But, it occurred to us that there will be a great deal of fish and seafood consumed in the next week as Christmas morphs into New Year’s.  Our own family traditions have come to include heaping amounts of San Francisco’s local dungeness crab. For Christmas, we make the local San Francisco seafood stew – Ciopinno – a … Read more