Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg on Food and Wine

Monday, February 13, 2012

Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg discuss wine and food pairings for Valentine’s Day and any day. Their latest book is A Food Lover’s Guide to Wine is a an encyclopedic guide to hundreds of wines by their essential characteristics-from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and ideal food pairings.


Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page

Comments [16]

If you're interested in incredible wines with integrity, look-up LOUIS/DRESSNER Selections:

Joe Dressner brought a refreshing frankness to the business of wine and has unfortunately left us, recently.

His company continues to import some of the finest wines being produced, today.

Feb. 13 2012 01:28 PM

Wine in a bottle is a huge expense added to the cost of the wine and to the environment. Heavy and inefficient to ship.

That said, I do love the ritual of the cork.

... the sound, alone.

(NOT the pomp at the table of a restaurant!)

Feb. 13 2012 01:19 PM
Lisa from Brooklyn

What was the name of those sturdy, expensive, thin wine glasses they mentioned?

Feb. 13 2012 01:01 PM

Less Ethos™, more drinking and eating!!!

Feb. 13 2012 01:01 PM
Sarah Gorton

What was the name of the fancy stemware they recommended?

Feb. 13 2012 01:00 PM

Cork dorks almost always spoil actual enjoyment of wine.

Feb. 13 2012 01:00 PM

Any wine under $30-$40 is PERFECTLY FINE in a box!!

Feb. 13 2012 12:58 PM
john from office

People are forced to think all of this is soo involved. If you like it, drink it. The end.

Feb. 13 2012 12:58 PM
Amy from Manhattan

I never heard before that the boxed wine was better environmentally. What makes it better?

Feb. 13 2012 12:58 PM

Chardonay...??? Merlot...???


Feb. 13 2012 12:55 PM
Steve from NJ

PLEASE, I'm dying to know - what is the correct pronunciation of "sommelier"?

I've heard 'sommalie-ay" accent on AL and "sommal-yea" accent on SOMM and "salmon-yea" accent on SAL.


Thank you!!

Feb. 13 2012 12:55 PM

When I was living in the Italian area of Williamsburg, I asked the liquor/wine store saleswoman what wines the locals buy. "Gallo," she said.

Feb. 13 2012 12:54 PM
kento from east soho

What would you recommend with broiled Spanish Mackerel?

Feb. 13 2012 12:52 PM
Jesse from Westchester

Some of the best wines I have ever tasted were priced at around 10 to $12.

Feb. 13 2012 12:51 PM
John Sealock from NYC

Thanks for the shoutout to Linden, Va. My grandfather helped plant the Freezeland Orchard many decades ago.


Feb. 13 2012 12:51 PM
Robert from NYC

I was walking out the door and heard you say France has been making wine for over 2000 years, so I had to turn my computer back on because you can't get away with that, Leonard. France hasn't been around for 2000 years ok? So Gaul under the Romans produced wine but not France.

Feb. 13 2012 12:51 PM

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