Pairings

  • Holiday Gift Guide for the Wine Lover // 2015

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    It’s not too late to make the food and wine lover in your life the happiest of clams this holiday season! We’ve gathered some of our favorite items in this post to guarantee you find a delicious and memorable gift for everyone on your list. And don’t forget to sign up for the Amusée newsletter…

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    December 14, 2015
  • How to build the Perfect Wine & Cheese Party!

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    This month for Edina Magazine, I lay out all the tasty details, (with a little ‘cheese’ help from my friends @ France 44), as to how to build your own perfect cheese & wine party for the holidays! Wine and Cheese: The Perfect Pair BY LESLEE MILLER FROM THE EDINA MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2015 ISSUE    PHOTO BY:…

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    October 11, 2015
  • Must Haves // Summer Whites!

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    July is such a great month for sippin’, don’t ya think?  While Minnesotans are habitual about ‘only drinking’ white in the hot summer Midwestern months, from my view, all wines are good any time of the year!  If you know my perspective, I generally select wines based on my mood or my food. Well, my…

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    July 10, 2015
  • Wine for Father’s Day // BBQ Style

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    Hi!  I’m Karina—a lover of traveling, writing, and geeky, unique wines.  And, a new friend of Amusée’s!  Catch me sharing a few of my favorite wines, tips, pairings and recommendations around this beautiful, mysterious & delicious world of wine on Amusée’s blog from time time! There’s no reason we shouldn’t celebrate father figures every day of the year,…

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    June 20, 2015
  • Sí What’s Next with Ribera del Duero & Rueda Wines

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    If you haven’t heard, I’m part of a new campaign celebrating the very exciting and delicious regions of Rueda & Ribera del Duero, Spain!  The campaign is called: ‘Sí What’s Next’ featuring a wide variety of styles of red wines that focus on the grape, Tempranillo from the Ribera del Duero region (otherwise known in…

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    June 17, 2015
  • Drink Pink // Summer Movie Edition

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    What’s more intoxicating than a pretty glass of rosé? Not much…beside the arrival of spring and summer in Minnesota. It’s finally the perfect time to drink pink! And as rosé gains momentum in the United States (it’s more popular by the second!), wine shelves are beginning to bust with more and more bottles of that…

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    May 1, 2015
  • A Monthly Pint: Valentine’s Day Beer Pairings & Picks

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    In my beer bestie, Cicerone Michael Agnew’s, monthly blog post for Amusée so appropriately coined, A Monthly Pint, Michael shares his most intimate secrets for perfect Valentine’s Day Beer & Food Pairings!   Valentine’s Day Food writer M. F. K. Fisher once said, “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be…

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    February 5, 2015
  • Somm Speak: Superbowl Wine Pairings

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    In my most recent edition of ‘Somm Speak‘ for A Perfect Pint‘s Blog, I share a few tips for pairing wines to Super Bowl food for the big game, with an easy (and delicious) wing recipe to boot! Somm Speak: Leslee’s Perfect Super Bowl Pairings The Super Bowl. Isn’t it practically considered a ‘beer holiday’? I…

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    January 29, 2015
  • Game Day Beer & Chip Pairings for ALDI fans!

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    In my most recent blog post for ALDI, I chat beer & chip pairings for the big game!  What libation/chip pairing are you getting ready to kick off for the big weekend? Beer Tasting 101 January 23, 2015 – Hi, all! Leslee Miller here to help you get ready for the BIG GAME! When you’re craving…

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    January 26, 2015
  • Weeknight Paprika Chicken Recipe with Wine Pairing

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    Last week while cruising through some of my most recent pins on Pinterest looking for an easy midweek chicken recipe, I came across this super easy recipe from The Kitchen Paper.   The recipe was easy to create, ingredients were accessible and overall, pretty darn healthy.   I tried it, I LOVED it…and, I even found…

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    January 20, 2015