Articles written by: Fred Matuszewski

Fred Matuszewski is a local architect and a foodie and wine geek, interested in the cultivation of the multiple strains and varieties of grapes and the industry of wine production and sales. Chief among his travels is an annual trip to the wine producing areas of California.

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Reds with your bird

How to pair red wines with the Thanksgiving feast Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, a gathering of friends and family […]

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Drink / Food

Wine pairing, Italian style

What to drink with each course of a hearty Italian meal The crisp days of autumn call for a reunion […]

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Drink / Food

What to pair with osso buco

A robust red for a robust dinner Over the weekend, we were invited to dinner at a friends’ house. I […]

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Drink / Food

Rosés for fall

The pink drink with seasonal flexibility The autumnal equinox, denoting the first day of autumn, fell on Thursday, Sept. 22, […]

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Drink / Food

The many faces of chardonnay

This ubiquitous grape can be a product of its upbringing Chardonnay may have reached its peak in the 1980s as […]

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Drink / Food

For food cooked over fire

Zinfandel can accompany your meal from the grill Barbecue, the quintessential way to entertain, to dine, to enjoy family and […]

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Drink / Food

Summer spritzers

Lighten up your wines with a little fizz The kids will soon be returning to school, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Drink / Food

Summer bellinis

Another reason to buy prosecco Legend has it that the bellini was invented by Giuseppi Cipriani, owner of Harry’s Bar […]

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Go light for summer

Uncommon whites to go with your summer eats It is summer and we remain in an extended heat wave. This […]

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Cool rosés for hot days

Think pink to pair with summer meals It’s summer and it’s hot! Summer arrived on June 21, and except for […]

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