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Wine for Summer’s Bounty: 8/9 #winePW Twitter Chat Details

Wine for Summer's Bounty: Questions now posted for Wine Pairing Weekend 3 Twitter Chat.We are looking forward to the 3rd Wine Pairing Weekend event coming up this Saturday, August 9! The August #winePW theme is “Wine for Summer’s Bounty.” We will be holding a live Twitter Chat in conjunction with the event this Saturday 8/9, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.  Please join us! Simply share tweets with our hashtag, #winePW and follow that stream. We do also have a Twubs page setup as a handy way to view the Chat and automatically add the hashtag. Be sure to check out the great pairings the participating bloggers come up with! You can get an idea of what they are planning by checking out the preview post over on Cooking Chat. I will be hosting this event from my @winePW Twitter handle, and will also be chiming in from @cookingchat.

This is a fairly new website being developed in conjunction with the #winePW event. The idea is to roundup some of our favorite food and wine pairings from the #winePW events and other pairing experiments. We hope over time this will become a handy resource for people to get pairing ideas. This site is pretty new, but I’ve been blogging about food and wine for over 5 years and nearly 500 posts over at Cooking Chat!

We have a few questions to guide the #winePW 3 Twitter Chat. Of course, feel free to share anything on the topic of refreshing wine pairings or related themes. When you are responding to a particular question, please start your tweet with the letter “A” followed by the number of the question you are answering.

Q1: Where are you tweeting from?

Q2) What’s fresh at local farms and gardens around you now?

Q3) Do you have something you only like to eat this time of year?

Q4) What wines do you like to enjoy along with fresh summer produce? Share a a good pairing you’ve had!

Q5) Any fresh veggies you like this time of year that pose wine pairing challenges?

Q6) What’s the best wine you’ve had so far this summer?

Q7) Any other insights on “Wine for Summer’s Bounty” that hasn’t come up yet?

We hope you enjoy this chat and consider joining us in July to chat about “Regional Food and Wine Pairings” Wine Pairing Weekend is held the second Saturday of the month, so we’re up next on September 13. You can email winepairingweeekend AT gmail.com if you’d like to do a blog post for the next one or with any other ideas or questions.

#winePW 2 Roundup: Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings

Some wonderfully refreshing pairings put together by the July Wine Pairing Weekend bloggers! Check out their posts for some great ideas on how to chill when the weather gets hot.

Culinary Adventures with Camilla posted “Green Fig Ice Cream + Cambiata Albariño

Vino Travels — An Italian Wine Blog shared “Orzo salad and Trebbiano d’Abruzzo

Curious Cuisiniere posted “Grilled Trout paired with a Tropical Fruit Viognier

ENOFYLZ Wine Blog paired “Ceviche and Tablas Creek Picpoul Blanc

Take a Bite Out of Boca shared “Grilled Mango-Sriracha Shrimp, Pineapple and Peppers paired with Burg Layer Schlosskapelle Spatlese Kerner

foodwineclick shared “Steamers and Cava on the Porch

Confessions of a Culinary Diva blogged about “Aperol Spritz

Cooking Chat paired “Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa and a White Burgundy

Join the #winePW conversation: Follow the #winePW conversation on Twitter throughout the weekend and beyond. If you’re reading this early enough, you can join us for a live Twitter chat on our theme “Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings” on Saturday, July 12, from 11 a.m. to noon Eastern Time. You can also visit our group Pinterest board to pin some great pairing ideas for later! Stay tuned for the August Wine Pairing Weekend, which will focus on “Wine for Summer’s Bounty” on Saturday, August 9.

Details for 7/12 #winePW Twitter Chat

We are looking forward to the 2nd Wine Pairing Weekend event coming up this Saturday, July 12! The July #winePW theme is “Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings.” We will be holding a live Twitter Chat in conjunction with the event this Saturday 7/12, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.  Please join us! Simply share tweets with our hashtag, #winePW and follow that stream. We do also have a Twubs page setup as a handy way to view the Chat and automatically add the hashtag. Be sure to check out the great pairing the participating bloggers come up with! You can get an idea of what they are planning by checking out the preview post over on Cooking Chat. I will be hosting this event from my @winePW Twitter handle, and will also be chiming in from @cookingchat.

As you may gather, this is a new website being developed in conjunction with the #winePW event. The idea is to roundup some of our favorite food and wine pairings from the #winePW events and other pairing experiments. We hope over time this will become a handy resource for people to get pairing ideas. This site is new, but I’ve been blogging about food and wine for over 5 years and nearly 500 posts over at Cooking Chat!

We have a few questions to guide the #winePW 2 Twitter Chat. Of course, feel free to share anything on the topic of refreshing wine pairings or related themes. When you are responding to a particular question, please start your tweet with the letter “A” followed by the number of the question you are answering.

Q1: Where are you tweeting from? Have you had some hot weather yet this summer?

Q2: What wines do you find refreshing on a hot summer day or evening?

Q3: What factors do you consider when putting together a food and wine pairing that would be enjoyable during hot summer weather?

Q4: What is a favorite pairing that you find to be refreshing?

Q5: Any wines you tend to avoid during summer heat?

Q6: Any other insight on refreshing summer wine pairings that hasn’t come up yet?

We hope you enjoy this chat and consider joining us in July to chat about “Wine for Summer’s Bounty.” Wine Pairing Weekend is held the second Saturday of the month, so we’re up next on August 9. You can email winepairingweeekend AT gmail.com if you’d like to do a blog post for the next one or with any other ideas or questions.

Questions for #winePW Twitter Chat

wine glass ready for #winePW chatWe are looking forward to the very first Wine Pairing Weekend event coming up this Saturday, June 14!  The first #winePW theme is “Wine Pairings for Grilled Meat.” We will be holding a live Twitter Chat in conjunction with the event this Saturday 6/14, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.  Please join us! Simply share tweets with our hashtag, #winePW and follow that stream. We do also have a Twubs page setup as a handy way to view the Chat and automatically add the hashtag. Be sure to check out the great pairing the participating bloggers come up with! You can get an idea of what they are planning by checking out the preview post over on Cooking Chat. I will be hosting this event from my @winePW Twitter handle, and will also be chiming in from @cookingchat.

As you may gather, this is a new website being developed in conjunction with the #winePW event. The idea is to roundup some of our favorite food and wine pairings from the #winePW events and other pairing experiments. We hope over time this will become a handy resource for people to get pairing ideas. This site is new, but I’ve been blogging about food and wine for over 5 years and nearly 500 posts over at Cooking Chat!

We have a few questions to guide the #winePW Twitter Chat. Of course, feel free to share anything on the topic of wine pairings for grilled meats or related themes. When you are responding to a particular question, please start your tweet with the letter “A” followed by the number of the question you are answering.

Q1: What are some of your favorite foods to grill?

Q2: Is there a particular type of wine you tend to choose when grilling?

Q3: What factors do you consider when choosing a wine to serve with grilled meat?

Q4: What is a favorite pairing you’ve enjoyed for grilled meat?

Q5: Any good grilled food & wine pairings you like that might surprise us?

Q6: Does anyone have a good food & wine pairing you are planning to enjoy on Father’s Day?

Q7: Any other insight on grilled meat & wine pairing that hasn’t come up yet?

We hope you enjoy this chat and consider joining us in July to chat about “Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings.” Wine Pairing Weekend is held the second Saturday of the month, so we’re up next on July 12. You can email winepairingweeekend AT gmail.com if you’d like to do a blog post for the next one or with any other ideas or questions.